natural wonders

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At the heart of a region renowned for its physical beauty, Lismore and Nimbin are on the doorstep of some of Australia’s most significant World Heritage listed reserves and spectacular National Parks offering easy access to walking trails, breathtaking lookouts and waterfalls that cascade into clear mountain pools. 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 that once blanketed much of the region.

Get off the beaten track and head for the hills to discover the real charms and natural wonders of the region. Enjoy!

national parks

Lismore is an extraordinary place – a place of amazing cultural diversity and creativity in a truly beautiful natural environment. The city and the rolling green hills that surround it are alive with a creative spirit reflecting our relaxed lifestyles and the beauty and majesty of our natural landscape. There are literally hundreds of things to see and do in Lismore (more)

parks for kids

Lismore prides itself on its beautiful parks and public spaces. From its well-tended formal gardens to its lush and carefully protected rainforest reserves, you’re sure to find a tranquil space to relax and unwind (more)

fishing spots

Lismore offers a variety of spots to go fishing, with a variety of boat ramps, jetties and wharves providing easy access along the manicured riverbanks (more)

bike trails

Opened in August 2017, the Captain Rous Park mountain biketrails are brand new and the result of a collaboration between the Richmond River Riders and Lismore City Council. Both trails (south and north side) have been built to ride in a clockwise direction, roughly 3kms in total. Please be careful and always walk to inspect all features before you ride and never extend past your ability (more)

picnic spots

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. World Heritage areas embody the diversity of the planet, and the achievements of its peoples. (more)

national parks

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 that once blanketed much of the region (more)

bird watching

A district renowned for its physical beauty, our region is on the doorstep of spectacular and diverse mountain scenery. Surrounded by National Parks and rainforests, the area has a rich variety of birds both within town itself and throughout the surrounding countryside (more)

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