South East Forests National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Pipers lookout.
Getting there and parking
Pipers lookout is in the northern part of South East Forests National Park, about 15km from Bemboka and not far from Nimmitabel. To get there drive along the Snowy Mountains Highway west from Bega or south-east from Cooma.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available along a broad shoulder of the Snowy Mountains Highway, next to Pipers lookout.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in South East Forests National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Head to the Bombala River in the early morning or late afternoon to see platypuses - look for circular ripple patterns in the water.
See Nunnocks Swamp and grasslands in its spring bloom glory.
A great time for a walk in the park – try the easy Goodenia Rainforest walk through a lush gully of ferns covered by a dense canopy of tall lilly pilly trees.
After a day exploring, get cosy in front of an open fire at historic Alexanders Hut, Nunnocks Swap.
- Non-flush toilets
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
This area is fully wheelchair accessible
- Toilet facilities are wheelchair accessible
- The boardwalk to the lookout is wheelchair accessible