Lyrebird Falls walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 2km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Falls Trail, Moogem

  • End: Falls Trail, Moogem

  • Location: Gibraltar Range National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 632 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -29.53264333

  • Longitude: 152.2462333

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Lyrebird Falls walking track is a 2km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Gibraltar Range National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

For a delightful in Gibraltar Range National Park that all the family will enjoy, follow Lyrebird Falls walking track through open forest to the edge of the steep-sided valley cut by Boundary Creek. The forest, dominated by tall eucalypts, is also home to grass trees, tree ferns and wattles. The scenic lookout at the end of the track offers views onto gorgeous little waterfalls and over Boundary Creek.
As the name suggests, lyrebirds inhabit the forest areas that this track passes through, so keep an eye out and the binoculars handy. Wedge-tailed eagles can also often be seen soaring above on the thermals.
The trailhead for Lyrebird Falls is at Boundary Falls picnic area, which is just off the highway. So, if you're passing on a road trip through northern NSW, take a break from the road, make a cuppa and stretch your legs along this track.

About the region

Gibraltar Range National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Gibraltar Range National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, road damage, or high fire danger.

Getting there

Lyrebird Falls walking track is in the Boundary Falls precinct of Gibraltar Range National Park. To get there:Travel 63km east from Glen Innes or 97km west from Grafton, along Gwydir Highway. Parking Parking is available at Boundary Falls picnic area, a short walk from the start of Lyrebird Falls walking track.

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.

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