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Glen Innes Highlands has an abundance of national parks and nature reserves to explore, offering you endless opportunities to immerse yourself in the great outdoors and all it has to offer.
Two national parks within our region are World Heritage-listed, with over 80km of scenic trails beckoning you to discover the timeless wonders of Gibraltar Range and Washpool World Heritage National Parks and ancient Gondwana Rainforest.
No matter your experience level or length of time available, there's an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the vast natural landscapes and environments that envelop our town and villages.
With so many remarkable national parks, nature reserves, scenic lookouts, and campgrounds to discover, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring our diverse and beautiful natural environments.
Here are some of the most popular hiking trails within our region:
Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk (multi-day 45km loop)
Washpool walking track (8.5km loop) - Washpool National Park
Coombadjha nature stroll (1.4km loop) - Washpool National Park
Dandahra Crags walking track (7.1km loop) - Gibraltar Range National Park
The Needles walking track (6km return) - Gibraltar Range National Park
Forest walking track (3.5km return) - Gibraltar Range National Park
Lyrebird Falls walking track (2km return) - Gibraltar Range National Park
Tommy's Rock lookout and walking track (8km return) - Mann River Nature Reserve
Mystery Face Walk (2.6km look) - Torrington State Conservation Area
Discover all our national park experiences
Download the NSW National Parks app for maps and walks of all our region's national parks, or visit the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre to pick up a printed brochure.
NSW National Parks App: IOS | Android
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Acknowledgement of Country
Glen Innes Highlands acknowledges and pays respect to the Ngoorabul people as the traditional custodians of this land, their elders past, present and emerging, and to Torres Strait Islander people and all First Nations people.
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