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Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve

Overview

Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve is easily accessible by driving from Glen Innes and Armidale, making it a great destination for car touring and day trips by the lagoon.

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Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve is a hidden gem, ideal for daytrippers and those looking to getaway from it all. It’s only a short drive from Armidale and Glen Innes, yet offers superb birdwatching, bushwalking and picturesque places to picnic.

The reserve protects Ramsar-listed Little Llangothlin Lagoon and the surrounding wetlands, one of the few remaining high altitude freshwater lagoons on the New England Tableland. It provides refuge for over 100 species of birds and an abundance of animals, so no wonder it’s a favourite for birdwatching and wildlife enthusiasts.

Enjoy birdwatching around Little Llangothlin picnic area and wander down to the nearby viewing platform. Or go bushwalking along the easy Lagoon Circuit walking track and take advantage of the many great vantage points to admire this spectacular natural setting along the way.

Highlights in this park

  • Lagoon Circuit walking track, Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary

    Lagoon Circuit walking track

    Easily accessible by driving from Glen Innes and Armidale, Lagoon Circuit walking track is an easy 4.8km walk, offering scenic views and excellent bir...

  • Little Llangothlin picnic area, Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary

    Little Llangothlin picnic area

    Little Llangothlin picnic area is an ideal place for a leisurely picnic and makes for a perfect day trip from Glen Innes or Armidale.

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary