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Byrrill Creek walking track is a 1km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Mebbin National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.
This short walk starts at Cutters Camp campground’s picnic area and passes through sub-tropical rainforest with an impressive stand of giant, ancient fig trees, all the way down to the peaceful and scenic Byrrill Creek.
Along the way, you’ll walk through three very different forest types, with a real change between each one. As you pass under the rainforest with its large fig trees, rainforest canopy, bangalow palms, and eucalypts, listen to the water gently trickling in the creek and the sounds of the diverse birds and insects that make their home here.
The walk is especially lovely and colourful in spring when the breeding plumage of many birds change colour and the walk is thick with the scent of the nectar from flowering trees and shrubs.
All year round, you can spot lace monitors and brush turkeys on the tracks. In spring and summer, keep an eye out for wrens at the creek’s edge and possibly even eastern yellow robins, pademelons, noisy pitas, logrunners, a variety of honeyeaters, doves, pigeons, and skinks.
About the region
Mebbin National Park in the North Coast region
Mebbin National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Byrrill Creek walking track is in the Cutters Camp campground precinct of Mebbin National Park. To get there from the campground:Walk into the south-east section of the Cutters Camp precinct (identifiable by open-sided shelter shed).Locate the track entrance sign on the eastern fringe of the maintained area and proceed safely along the walking trackReturn to the campground via the same walking track Parking Parking is available nearby at the campground. Please note park user fees apply.
Please supervise children at all times
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.