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Red Cedar Falls walking track

Dorrigo National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Red Cedar Falls walking track.

Track grading

Features of this track


8km return


3hrs - 3hrs 30min

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

Some bushwalking experience recommended


Very steep and difficult


No steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

Red Cedar Falls walking track commences at Never Never picnic area.
To get to Never Never picnic area precinct of Dorrigo National Park:

  • Enter Dome Road from Waterfall Way (1km south of Dorrigo) and follow it for 2km to get to Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.
  • Dome Road veers to the left at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre. Follow for 10km to Never Never picnic area at the end of Dome Road.


Parking is available at Never Never picnic area.

Best times to visit

The weather at Dorrigo National Park can vary from warm to mild to cool, depending on the time of year you visit. The summer months usually have the highest rainfall.


The rainforest is alive with birdlife - walk the Lyrebird Link for a close up view.


Escape the summer heat along one of the waterfall tracks and feel the coolness envelope you.


It's a good idea to bring your own drinking and cooking water if you’re picnicking at Never Never picnic area.

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Safety messages

Waterfall safety

Waterfalls are beautiful destinations but please be safe when visiting these natural wonders. Read these waterfall safety tips before exploring waterfalls on your next walk.



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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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