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Mount Hyland Nature Reserve

Overview

Mount Hyland Nature Reserve is a perfect pit stop on a 4WD driving tour, around Dorrigo and the New England tablelands. Check out the superb views and walking tracks through World Heritage gondwana rainforest.

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Answer the call of the wild with a World Heritage rainforest experience in Mount Hyland Nature Reserve. The distinctive three peaks of Mount Hyland are the highest point on the New England tablelands and offer breathtaking scenic views across the Dorrigo plateau. It’s a popular destination on a 4WD driving tour, offering superb walking, picnic and birdwatching opportunities.

Recharge your batteries on a walk through cool moss-filled rainforest. It’s a perfect picnic stop on a wilderness holiday, taking in nearby Guy Fawkes River National Park and Chaelundi Nature Park.

A biodiversity hotspot, this remote and wild region is home to some rare and endangered wildlife. Both the Hastings River mouse and rare pouched frog were believed to be extinct and were rediscovered here, alive and well in the early 1980s.

Highlights in this park

  • Summit walking track, Mount Hyland Nature Reserve. Photo: H Clark

    Summit walking track

    A loop through World Heritage rainforest, Summit walking track offers spectacular scenic views, birdwatching and picnic opportunities in Mount Hyland ...

  • Vista Point picnic area, Mount Hyland Nature Reserve. Photo: Shane Ruming

    Vista Point picnic area

    For scenic views across spectacular wilderness, Vista Point picnic area offers birdwatching and World Heritage rainforest in Mount Hyland Nature Reser...

 

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Water stream over moss-covered rocks, Mount Hyland Nature reserve. Photo: M Price