Red Cedar loop
Border Ranges National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Red Cedar loop.
Grade 2Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
20 - 40min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Quality of path
No experience required
Getting there and parking
Red Cedar loop is in the eastern precinct of Border Ranges National Park. To get there:
- Travel north from Kyogle along Summerland Way for 14km until you reach Wiangaree
- At Wiangaree turn right onto Lynches Creek Road and travel east for 12km to Forest Road
- Turn right onto Forest Road and continue 4.5km to Border Ranges park boundary
- Continue on Tweed Range Scenic Drive for 6.5km to Brindle Road, which is clearly signposted on the left.
- Travel nearly 2km along Brindle Creek Road to Brindle Creek carpark
Buses (no more than 22 passengers) and trailers over 7m are not permitted on Tweed Range Scenic Drive.
Parking is available at Brindle Creek where the walk begins.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Border Ranges National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
A picnic at Border Loop lookout and picnic area is a must during autumn. It's also a popular spot to see the historic Border Loop railway line.
The perfect time to get away from it all on a family camping trip. Sheepstation Creek campground is a great base for exploring Border Ranges National Park.
Watching the sunrise from Pinnacle lookout offers the best views of the crater escarpment, Wollumbin-Mount Warning and the coast. You're bound to find it a breathtaking experience.
Take in the park's scenery from the comfort of your car or motor home as you drive along the Tweed Range Scenic drive. Be sure to take some breaks along the way though – you don't want to miss the views.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
18°C and 30°C
8°C and 22°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- Toilets are located at Brindle Creek
- Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
- You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.
Maps and downloads
- in Border Ranges National Park in the North Coast region
Border Ranges National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system at entry. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.Buy annual pass