Bald Rock 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.
Minutes from the Northern Tablelands in New South Wales, granite gardens scatter across picturesque walks, leading to awe-inspiring lookouts over boundless countryside.
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Whether you’re planning a day trip from Tenterfield, or a short vacation from Brisbane, it’s well worth visiting Bald Rock National Park.
From Bald Rock picnic area, follow the Border Link trail to the base of Bald Rock, where you’ll pass through eucalyptus, mountain gum and New England blackbutt. The trail leads to the NSW-Queensland border, and there are tremendous views of Girraween National Park, Queensland, along the way.
Bald Rock picnic area has gas barbecues and picnic tables where you can while away the hours. And as it’s the only established picnic area in Bald Rock National Park, with plenty of shaded spots to escape the heat, it’s a popular place to visit in summer.
Highlights in this park
Relax over a picnic or barbecue at the base of the mighty summit, or bring a the family caravan or tent for a superb weekend’s bush camping at Bald Ro...
The Little Bald Rock walking track rewards you with scenic views across New South Wales and Queensland.
The Border walk takes you from the Bald Rock picnic area to the NSW/Queensland border. Heading north, you’ll be rewarded with views from the lookout o...
Bald Rock Summit walking track takes bushwalkers up to the largest granite rock in Australia, with scenic views out across Bald Rock National Park, ne...
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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
- in the Country NSW region
Bald Rock 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. Please bring the correct change.Buy annual pass
02 6736 4298
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 10 Miles Street, Tenterfield NSW 2372
- Tenterfield office