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Lismore : lismore visitor guide
at the heart of a region renowned for its physical beauty, Lismore is on the doorstep of some of Australia's most significant World Heritage-listed reserves, spectacular National Parks and State Forests. Surrounding the ancient Mt Warning (Wollumbin) volcano are the natural treasures of the Mt Warning, Border Ranges and Nightcap National Parks and the last eleven remnants of "The Big Scrub", the vast rainforest which once blanketed much of the region. The rainforests around Lismore are some of the region's most popular attractions. Visitors can experience, first hand, Mother Nature's wonders at the many idyllic camping and picnic spots scattered throughout the National Parks and reserves. A network of bushwalking trails throughout the parks offer everything from gentle ten minute strolls to two-day hiking adventures. nightcap national park Highlights: At the southern rim of the ancient Mt Warning (Wollumbin) shield volcano, the Nightcap National Park is one of the lushest and best-preserved expanses of subtropical rainforests in NSW, 5000 hectares of which is World Heritage- listed. The sheer cliffs, lush green gullies and spectacular waterfalls are relics of the area's volcanic past and well worth exploring. Minyon Falls, with its awesome 100 metre waterfall, has two great picnic grounds and an 8km loop walk descending to the base of the falls. Further along the Whian Whian Forest Drive, Rummery Park is an idyllic spot for camping or a picnic. Drive through the village of The Channon to the lush World Heritage rainforests of Terania Creek, with its picnic area and shaded 1.4km return walk to the breathtaking Protesters Falls. Swimming is not permitted here as it is the habitat of the endangered Fleay's barred frog. Access: The park is located 35 km north of Lismore. You can reach the park from five separate roads from the south. 23 natural wonders camping walking tracks legend bbq toilets historic sites picnic area world heritage area wheelchair access vehicle entry email@example.com Tel/Fax 02 6688 6108 BedBreakfast Y ogaArt