Heaton State Forest, part of the Watagan Mountains, is a beautiful forest encompassing a variety of visitor experiences and spectacular lookouts showcasing views over the Hunter and Lake Macquarie regions.
Heaton State Forest complements the picnic and camping facilities in nearby Olney State Forest
McLean, Hunter and Heaton lookouts offer outstanding coastal and mountain views. Watagan HQ camping area, an old forest worker campsite, is also available. And of course – being State Forest – you can bring your dog. And don’t forget – your visit is free!
Barbeque Birdwatching Carpark Disabled access available International Lookouts Nature & Wildlife Picnic Area Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Walk Walks