Mummel Forest Road

Natural Attractions

Whether you’re looking for a scenic drive, or heading to the park for a weekend of camping and bushwalking, Mummel Forest Road offers a great opportunity for an enjoyable nature getaway.

Suitable for two wheel drive (dry weather only), it’s a scenic car touring or cycling route between Wauchope and Walcha that traverses 17 kilometres of the beautiful mountain forest for which Mummel Gulf National Park is so well-known. With beautiful forest vistas and places to picnic along the way, it makes a picturesque alternative to driving on the main roads.

Enjoy the cooler temperatures in the forest during summer, and in winter you’ll probably see snow alongside the road. You’re also likely to see wildlife like swamp wallabies, red-necked wallabies and wombats along the roadside, especially at dusk and early morning. You might even catch a glimpse of a lyrebird as they dart back into the forest.

**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 – www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au **

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Tiara walking track, Tia Falls. Photo: Gerhard Koertner/NSW Government.

Tiara Walking Track

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Myrtle Scrub Scenic Drive

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Mummel Gulf National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government

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Tia Falls, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Photo: Gerhard Koertner

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Tia Falls, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Photo: Gerhard Koertner

Tia Falls Walk

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Roadside bushland, Mummel Forest Road. Photo: John Spencer

Mummel Forest Road

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