Deriah Aboriginal Area

National Parks and Reserves

Deriah Aboriginal Area offers a unique insight into the traditions and culture of the Gamilaraay Nation. The area is nestled on the western slopes of Nandewar Ranges between Narrabri and Mount Kaputar National Park, is co-managed by NPWS and the local Aboriginal community. This fascinating region offers breathtaking scenic views, as well as great picnicking, walking and birdwatching opportunities to locals and visitors alike .

It’s a great place to spend a day and relish the spectacular scenic views across the sweeping Liverpool Plains to the south-west and Mount Kaputar to the north-east. There’s opportunity to learn about the natural history of this ancient landscape from an Aboriginal perspective. The rare ooline dry rainforest is a fascinating reminder of a time when megafauna roamed the planet.

An innovative educational program provides teachers and students with school excursion options and a rare opportunity to learn about…


Lookouts Non Smoking Picnic Area



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Barraba Track, Mount Kaputar National Park, Photo: Jessica Stokes

Barraba Track

Kaputar, Narrabri

Scutts Hut and Kurrawonga Falls walk, Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Jessica Stokes

Scutts Hut and Kurrawonga Falls Walk

Kaputar, Narrabri

West Kaputar lookout, Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Ian Brown

West Kaputar Lookout

Kaputar, Narrabri

View from the lookout, Mount Kaputar Summit walk. Photo: Rob Cleary Copyright:NSW Government

Mount Kaputar Summit Walk

Kaputar, Narrabri

Silhouette of a person in the doorway of Scutts Hut, set in a grassy clearing in open woodland of

Scutts Hut

Kaputar, Narrabri

Governor Summit (Corrunbral Borawah) walking track, Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Boris Hlavic

Governor Summit (Corrunbral Borawah) Walking Track

Kaputar, Narrabri

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