Pull up at this tranquil bush setting and you’ll immediately know you’ve arrived somewhere special. A little off the beaten track, Long Point campground and picnic area is a great base for exploring the high country of New England without the crowds.
As you enter the idyllic forest clearing, you may see eastern grey kangaroos relaxing in the shade of the apple box and blackbutt. While waiting for the billy to boil, you’re likely to catch the aroma of the lemon scented tea tree or native mint that grows nearby. An ideal spot for birdwatching, look for the crimson rosellas and vibrant king parrots in surrounding trees. Lyrebirds are known to forage for snacks in these parts.
After a relaxing picnic lunch, if you’re ready for some walking, there’s a choice of tracks ranging from a relaxing stroll to a challenging adventure.
Long Point campground and picnic area is a great base for birdwatching and walking to scenic views over Macleay Gorge, in New England.