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Satinbird stroll

Dorrigo National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Satinbird stroll.

Track grading

Features of this track


0.6km loop


15 - 30min

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required


Gentle hills


No steps

Quality of path

Formed track: The walk is a 1m-1.5m-wide track bitumen track with a paved section at The Glade picnic area between the carpark and where the walk enters the rainforest.

Getting there and parking

Satinbird stroll is near The Glade picnic area precinct of Dorrigo National Park. To get there:

  • Follow signs to Dorrigo National Park/Dorrigo Rainforest Centre from Waterfall Way (1km south of Dorrigo).
  • After arriving at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre, follow signs 1km to The Glade picnic area.


Car and bus parking is available in a bitumen carpark at The Glade picnic area, including 2 accessible parking spots.

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.


There's an accessible non-flush toilet and picnic tables at The Glade picnic area, where the walk starts and ends.

Seats and resting points

There's a bench seat with a backrest in the southern part of the loop walk.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).


Disability access level - medium

  • This 600m bitumen path through subtropical rainforest is suitable for wheelchairs, prams and people with reduced mobility.
  • Some assistance may be needed on the slightly sloped sections of the track.
  • There's a bench seat for resting in the southern part of the loop walk
  • There are 2 accessible parking spaces and an accessible non-flush toilet at The Glade picnic area, where this walk begins and ends.



Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


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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