Bar Mountain circuit
Border Ranges National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Bar Mountain circuit.
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
2 - 3hrs
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
Some bushwalking experience recommended
Getting there and parking
The Bar Mountain circuit starts at Bar Mountain picnic area in the eastern part of the park. To get there you’ll need to travel on the Tweed Range Scenic drive:
- From Kyogle Road turn onto Williams Road at Lillian Rock
- Turn into Creegan Road which becomes into Tweed Range Scenic drive
- After entering the park, travel 7km until you reach the picnic area
- 2WD vehicles
- 4WD required in wet weather
Parking is available at Bar Mountain picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Border Ranges National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
A picnic at Border Loop lookout and picnic area is a must during autumn. It's also a popular spot to see the historic Border Loop railway line.
The perfect time to get away from it all on a family camping trip. Sheepstation Creek campground is a great base for exploring Border Ranges National Park.
Watching the sunrise from Pinnacle lookout offers the best views of the crater escarpment, Wollumbin-Mount Warning and the coast. You're bound to find it a breathtaking experience.
Take in the park's scenery from the comfort of your car or motor home as you drive along the Tweed Range Scenic drive. Be sure to take some breaks along the way though – you don't want to miss the views.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
18°C and 30°C
8°C and 22°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Picnic and toilet facilities are available at Bar Mountain picnic area at the start of the walking track
Maps and downloads
- Kyogle office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6632 0000
- 136 Summerland Way, Kyogle NSW 2474
- 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