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Washpools picnic area and viewing platform

Towarri National Park

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Nearby things to do

  • Family on the viewing platform overlooking the coal seam deposit. Credit: John Spencer © DPE

    Burning Mountain walk

    Burning Mountain walk is the best way to discover this unusual nature reserve, with information panels along an accessible 4km return track that has some steep sections.

  • A family enjoying the Washpools waterhole along the Middle Brook.  Credit: John Spencer © DPE

    Washpools waterhole

    Only 500m along Middle Brook from Washpools picnic area and viewing platform is the shallow, naturally formed Washpools waterhole — great for a dip on a hot day. 

Nearby camping and accommodation

  • Campsites at Washpools campground. Credit: John Spencer © DPE

    Washpools campground

    At the end of Middlebrook Road is Towarri National Park’s Washpools campground. Situated beside Middle Book, it’s the place for picnicking and barbecues.


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Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.
Washpools picnic area and viewing platform

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