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Macintyre Falls picnic area

Kwiambal National Park

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Macintyre Falls picnic area is in Kwiambal National Park near Macintyre Falls lookout. It’s a great spot to stop for lunch when you’re exploring the park or if you're visiting the village of Ashford.

From this picnic area it’s easy to enjoy the lookout, take the Rock Pool walking track down to Macintyre Falls plunge pool or tackle the longer Slippery Rock walking track.

There are over 400 species of plants in the park. Take the time to enjoy the wildflowers and the myriad of birdlife they sustain.


  • Macintyre Falls, Kwiambal National Park. Photo: Michael van Ewijk/NSW Government

    Macintyre Falls lookout

    Adjacent to a well-equipped picnic area, Macintyre Falls lookout offers scenic views over the river, with nearby swimming, hiking and fishing opportunities.

  • A person taking a photograph at the gorge along Slippery Rock walking track in Kwiambal National Park. Photo © DPE

    Slippery Rock walking track

    Slippery Rock walking track in Kwiambal National Park, near Inverell, offers spectacular gorge views as well as fishing, birdwatching and vibrant wildflowers in spring.

  • Macintyre Falls in Kwiambal National Park. Photo © DPE

    Rock Pool walking track

    Rock Pool walking track is in Kwiambal National Park, near Macintyre Falls picnic area. Use this short trail from Macintyre Falls lookout to reach a large, natural pool fed by the falls.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

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