Red Cedar Falls walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 8km

  • Duration: 4hrs

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Blackbutt Track, Never Never

  • End: Blackbutt Track, Never Never

  • Location: Dorrigo National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 553 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -30.36599915

  • Longitude: 152.7971339

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Red Cedar Falls walking track is a 8km, grade 5 return hike, located in the Dorrigo National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

The strenuous hike to Red Cedar Falls is one of suspense, with glimpses of dramatic vistas and World Heritage-listed rainforest. The waterfall is the largest in Dorrigo National Park, accessible by Red Cedar Falls walking track. Setting out on the hike to witness the beauty of Red Cedar Falls is definitely one of the best and most rewarding things to do if you're visiting the Coffs Harbour area.
Starting at Never Never picnic area, follow Rosewood Creek walking track for 2km to the turn-off. Descending steeply for 1.2km, you'll see towering red cedars and bangalow palms. The water plunges over the escarpment creating a mighty roar and a fine spray of mist. The scene is breathtaking.
Find a place to picnic, or save your appetite for the picnic area with its wood barbecues. Enjoy some birdwatching or listen out for stuttering barred frogs. To return, retrace your steps, or swing right at the turn-off to complete the rest of Rosewood Creek walking track.
Take a virtual tour of Red Cedar Falls walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.

About the region

Dorrigo National Park in the North Coast region
Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Getting there

Red Cedar Falls walking track commences at Never Never picnic area. To get to Never Never picnic area precinct of Dorrigo National Park:Enter Dome Road from Waterfall Way (1km south of Dorrigo) and follow it for 2km to get to Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.Dome Road veers to the left at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre. Follow for 10km to Never Never picnic area at the end of Dome Road. Parking Parking is available at Never Never picnic area.

Tips

Take care on the slippery rock surfaces near Red Cedar Falls.
This area has high rainfall, so make sure you're well-prepared for your visit.
There is limited mobile reception in this park.


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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