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Lyrebird Falls walking track

Gibraltar Range National Park

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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.

2km return
Time suggested
1hr - 1hr 30min
Grade 4
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen, suitable clothing

For a delightful in Gibraltar Range National Park that all the family will enjoy, follow Lyrebird Falls walking track through open forest to the edge of the steep-sided valley cut by Boundary Creek. The forest, dominated by tall eucalypts, is also home to grass trees, tree ferns and wattles. The scenic lookout at the end of the track offers views onto gorgeous little waterfalls and over Boundary Creek.

As the name suggests, lyrebirds inhabit the forest areas that this track passes through, so keep an eye out and the binoculars handy. Wedge-tailed eagles can also often be seen soaring above on the thermals.

The trailhead for Lyrebird Falls is at Boundary Falls picnic area, which is just off the highway. So, if you're passing on a road trip through northern NSW, take a break from the road, make a cuppa and stretch your legs along this track.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Lyrebird Falls walking track, Gibraltar Range National Park. Photo © Rob Cleary

    Lyrebird Falls lookout

    Lyrebird Falls lookout is in Gibraltar Range National Park along Lyrebird Falls walking track. Visit this scenic spot to see beautiful little waterfalls and enjoy views over Boundary Creek.

  • A picnic table and fire ring at Boundary Falls campground and picnic area, Gibraltar Range National Park. Photo: Robert Cleary/DPIE

    Boundary Falls campground and picnic area

    This contained campsite just off the main road between Glen Innes and Grafton offers great walks, picnic spots, barbecues, and a stunning natural waterfall right nearby.


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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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  • in Gibraltar Range National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Gibraltar Range National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, road damage, or high fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

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

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