Mount Hyland Nature Reserve

Natural Attractions

A perfect pit stop on a 4WD driving tour, check out the superb scenic views and walking tracks in World Heritage rainforest in Mount Hyland Nature Reserve, near Dorrigo.

Answer the call of the wild with a World Heritage rainforest experience in Mount Hyland Nature Reserve. The distinctive three peaks of Mount Hyland are the highest point on the New England tablelands and offer breathtaking scenic views across the Dorrigo plateau. It’s a popular destination on a 4WD driving tour, offering superb walking, picnic and birdwatching opportunities.

Recharge your batteries on a walk through cool moss-filled rainforest. It’s a perfect picnic stop on a wilderness holiday, taking in nearby Guy Fawkes River National Park and Chaelundi Nature Park.

A biodiversity hotspot, this remote and wild region is home to some rare and endangered wildlife. Both the Hastings River mouse and rare pouched frog were believed to be extinct and were rediscovered here, alive and well in the early 1980s.

**To keep visitors safe ALL camping in NSW national parks now requires a booking. For day visitors, please plan ahead and visit outside of peak periods (11am and 2pm). Check park alerts and visit COVID-19 updates for more information before visiting any park – **


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Summit walking track, Mount Hyland Nature Reserve. Photo: H Clark

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Water stream over moss-covered rocks, Mount Hyland Nature reserve. Photo: M Price

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Vista Point picnic area, Mount Hyland Nature Reserve. Photo: Tony Karacsonyi

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