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Honeysuckle picnic area

Barrington Tops National Park

Overview

An ideal pit stop on a touring or camping holiday, Honeysuckle picnic area offers scenic views and walking in World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Barrington Tops National Park
Price
Free
Please note
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
  • If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map, compass and GPS.
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to Honeysuckle picnic area can be affected by snow and ice
  • More toilet facilities are available at Devils Hole picnic area

Perched on the edge of the escarpment near the northernmost entrance to Barrington Tops National Park near Gloucester, Honeysuckle picnic area is an ideal spot for a break. Perfect for a touring holiday, it’s a great introduction to the magnificent plateau region of this unique World Heritage-listed park.

As soon as you get out of the car, you’ll notice the clear crisp mountain air and perhaps feel its impact on your appetite. Unpack the picnic hamper and savour a leisurely lunch while planning your exploration of the high country. If you feel like stretching your legs, the short Honeysuckle Forest track will help you get your bearings.

For scenic mountain views, try Thunderbolts lookout and walking track, a short drive away. For a camping adventure high in the sub-alpine region, try nearby Devils Hole campground and picnic area.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

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Honeysuckle picnic area, Barrington Tops National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government