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Lyrebird track

Wollumbin National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Lyrebird track.

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    15 - 45min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    0.6km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    On entering Wollumbin National Park:

    • Park in the carpark at the end of Mount Warning Road
    • At the top of the carpark, follow the track to the right towards Breakfast Creek.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available at Wollumbin National Park, including several designated disabled spots.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Look out for macropods and young birds as they prepare to head out by themselves and find their own home range.

    Spring

    During this season, the forest floor comes alive with colour and activity while the canopy blooms with flowers and bears fruit above. Birds display their breeding plumage while animals taking advantage of the free bounty. The sweet fragrance of nectar fills the forest to entice insects, birds, bats and mammals.

    Summer

    The frequency of spectacular afternoon storms means this can be a great time for photographers.

    Winter

    Enjoy the clear blue skies common during this season of stable highs which dominate the Northern Rivers region in winter.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    19°C and 28°C

    Highest recorded

    43°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    9°C and 21.5°C

    Lowest recorded

    -0.3°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    February

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    321mm

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    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).

    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.

    Lyrebird track

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    Park info

    Lyrebird track, Wollumbin National Park. Photo: D Hofmeyer.