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Devils Hole lookout walk and picnic area

Barrington Tops National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Devils Hole lookout walk and picnic area.

Track grading

Grade 1

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  • Time

    6 - 15min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Flat

  • Distance

    0.3km return

  • Steps

    No steps

  • Quality of path

    Well-formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Devils Hole lookout walk and picnic area is in the Polblue and Devils Hole precinct of Barrington Tops National Park. To get there:

  • From Gloucester take Thunderbolts Way; this road becomes Scone Road and Barrington Tops Forest Road.
  • After passing Thunderbolts lookout, the walk starts on the left opposite Devils Hole campground.

Parking

Parking is available at Devils Hole lookout walk and picnic area.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Barrington Tops National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Take to the park's walking tracks to make the most of cooler and drier daytime weather.

Spring

Look out for ground orchids and other wildflowers along the Polblue Swamp walking track.

Summer

Look out for the eastern water dragon basking on rocks around the streams.

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Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

There are concrete paths throughout this area. The toilet is wheelchair accessible and has a handrail. The path to the lookout is easily accessible and has wider sections for passing. At the lookout, the handrail is designed so wheelchair users can easily see the view.

Easy access is free of obstacles such as steps, rough terrain or significant slopes, and may have ramps or boardwalks.

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Devils Hole lookout walk and picnic area

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