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Yarriabini lookout

Yarriabini National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Yarriabini lookout.

Getting there and parking

Yarriabini lookout is in the southern precinct of Yarriabini National Park. To get there:

  • From Macksville, follow the Pacific Highway south for approximately 5km
  • Turn left into Albert Drive and left right into Rosewood Road
  • Continue on Rosewood Road for 5km
  • Turn right into Tower Road and follow it to the end.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Yarriabini lookout can become slippery after heavy rain and some roads have creek crossings.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather

Parking

  • Parking is available at Yarriabini lookout, including several designated disabled spots.
  • Mini-bus parking is available

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Yarriabini National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Take your mountain bike along Way Way Creek Road and feel the refreshing air in the forest.

Spring

Enjoy a scenic drive along Way Way Creek Road, with its bubbling creek crossings and vibrant green forest.

Summer

Enjoy a picnic under the shade and wander through the cool rainforest at The Pines picnic area.

Winter

Admire the colourful banksias in flower along Tower Road as you head up to Yarriabini lookout to see spectacular views of Macleay Valley.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

18°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

41.7°C

Winter temperature

Average

11°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded

4°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

702.6mm

Facilities

  • You are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.
  • Drinking water is not available in this area, so it's a good idea to bring your own.

Picnic tables

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

This area is fully wheelchair-accessible.

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood may not be collected from the park.

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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