National Parks
Upper Hunter Country

National Parks

Upper Hunter Country is encircled by magnificent National Parks, Nature Reserves, Wilderness Areas and State Forests.  These areas are home to flora, fauna and wildlife of all different species, some are even endangered. 

Each National Park, Nature reserve, Wilderness area or State Park features something unique; whether it be the world heritage listed Barrington Tops; the never-ending  burning coal seam of Burning Mountain; the picturesque landscape within Goulburn River National Park; the endandgered species living in Mt Royal National Park; or the cedar brush and washpools of Towarri National Park. And let's not forget the largest wilderness area in NSW - Wollemi National Park.

Barrington Tops National Park

Wilderness, rainforest, wild rivers, steep ridges are words that describe the magnificent World Heritage listed Barrington Tops. Barrington Tops National Park lies north of Newcastle and between Scone, Dungog and Gloucester. The area appeals to those sim ...
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Burning Mountain Nature Reserve

A must see attraction that all ages can enjoy. Burning mountain is one of only three underground naturally burning coal seams in the world. The slowly burning coal seam is believed to be 30m under the surface and evidence of it’s affect on the landscape ...
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Goulburn River National Park

Welcome to Goulburn River National Park where you are likely to see eastern grey kangaroos, wombats, emus, red necked wallabies and a multitude of birds including turquoise parrots, wedge tailed eagles and glossy black cockatoos. Goulburn River National ...
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Mount Royal National Park

Adjoining the south western edge of Barrington tops is Mount Royal National Park – a unique wilderness area that’s home to rare and threatened birds, mammals and reptiles including the Rufous Scrub Bird, Hastings River Mouse and the Rough Scaled Snake. Ar ...
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Towarri National Park

Towarri National Park and Wingen Maid Nature Reserve cover a rugged part of the Liverpool Range and contain an incredible variety of plants and wildlife including Snow Gums, Grass Trees, Spinifex and River Oak. Towarri is located just 21kms from Scone. I ...
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Wollemi National Park

Welcome to NSW’s largest wilderness area covering 492,220ha.- a spectacular maze of deep canyons, rocky cliffs and undisturbed forest. Wildlife abounds in this national park with a rich variety of diverse species including eastern grey kangaroos, brush ta ...
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