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Bar Mountain circuit

Border Ranges National Park

Overview

Take the short and easy Bar Mountain circuit walk to the lookout where you’ll enjoy panoramic views of World Heritage-listed rainforest.

Where
Border Ranges National Park
Distance
4km loop
Time suggested
2 - 3hrs
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note

The road to Bar Mountain picnic area is a well-maintained gravel road; however, following heavy rains between December to May, the surface can be rough or slippery in parts

The easy Bar Mountain circuit is a beautiful walk that winds its way down the ridge towards the western escarpment.

Starting from Bar Mountain picnic area, you’ll be walking beneath towering eucalypt giants on your way to Bar Mountain lookout. At the lookout, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of Collins creek, exquisite wilderness, Mount Lindesay and Mount Barney, all part of the World Heritage-listed rainforest.

Spend as long as you like taking in the views, you could even take along some lunch or a thermos for a cup of tea. When it’s time to leave, head back up to the picnic area along the ridge, past cliffs and more of that lush vegetation.

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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Park info

  • in Border Ranges National Park in the North Coast region
  • Border Ranges National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system at entry. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.

    Buy annual pass
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Moss covered trees. Photo: John Spencer