Lyrebird Falls walking track
Gibraltar Range National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
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.
- Gibraltar Range National Park
- 2km return
- Time suggested
- 1hr - 1hr 30min
- Grade 4
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- What to
- Drinking water, hat, sunscreen, suitable clothing
- Please note
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching.
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.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Glen Innes office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6739 0700
- 68 Church Street, Glen Innes NSW 2370
- 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.Buy annual pass