Enjoy scenic views from Misty Creek lookout over Guy Fawkes River Gorge, near Coffs Harbour, and Chaelundi campground.
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This well-positioned lookout has been used for centuries, and offers tremendous views over the Bindery-Mann wilderness, with birdwatching and picnic opportunities close by.
The views are fantastic along this 70km scenic drive. Stop for a swim, picnic or camp overnight at one of the remote, picturesque spots provided by the river.
Horse riding trails
Head to Washpool National Park for your next horse riding adventure. You’ll find 100km of great forest trails for all riding levels, a short drive from Tenterfield.
Close to the Gwydir Highway, Platypus picnic area gives travellers a small glimpse of Gibraltar Range National Park, with birdwatching opportunities and a place to picnic with barbecues.
Enjoy a picnic at Granite picnic area in Washpool National Park. Stretch your legs on an easy walk to Granite lookout for views over the World Heritage-listed landscape.
For scenic views across spectacular wilderness, Vista Point picnic area offers birdwatching and World Heritage rainforest in Mount Hyland Nature Reserve, near Dorrigo.
Escarpment walk in Guy Fawkes River National Park is a forest walk that takes hikers past Chaelundi Falls and Lucifers Thumb, all the way to Spring Gully picnic area.
Keep an eye out for birds and wildflowers on the 45km Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk through eucalypt forests, rainforests, wetlands and granite tors in the rugged Northern Tablelands.
The magnificent rock formations on the Mystery Face walking track are a must-see for any Torrington visitor and great for birdwatching and springtime wildflower displays.
Follow this walking track to see the spectacular 360° panoramic views of Torrington at Thunderbolts lookout. Experience the stunning wildflowers along the way.
Tommys Rock walking track offers scenic mountain views across the Great Dividing Ranges in Mann River Nature Reserve. You can choose to walk or 4WD along the trail to the summit.
Dandahra Crags walking track, in Gibraltar Range National Park, is a hiking route with scenic views and birdwatching opportunities.
Easily accessible by driving from Glen Innes and Armidale, Lagoon Circuit walking track is an easy 4.8km walk, offering scenic views and excellent birdwatching along the way.
Little Dandahra Creek walking track, in Gibraltar Range National Park, offers scenic views along the trail as well as birdwatching and swimming opportunities.
Lyrebird Falls walking track, in Gibraltar Range National Park, is a short walk from Boundary Falls picnic area though eucalypt forest to a scenic waterfall.
Murrumbooee Cascades walking track, in Gibraltar Range National Park, is a hiking route to a scenic waterfall with birdwatching and swimming opportunities.