Barrington Tops National Park - NSW

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Position

DEG: -31.968679 151.446701
DMS: 31º 58' 7.25" S 151º 26' 48.12" E
UTM: 56 J 6461982mN 353225mE
Altitude: 1546.98m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

211.13kms North of Sydney - Driving 345 km (4 hours 55 mins)
521.38kms South of Brisbane - Driving 781 km (9 hours 57 mins)

Address & Contact

Moonan Brook NSW 2337
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Information

An area of contrasts, with World Heritage subtropical rainforests in the lower valleys and subalpine woodland on the upland plateau. Most of the area is declared wilderness, with wild and scenic rivers and winter snowcaps.
Short interesting walks at Gloucester Tops feature Antarctic beech forests, snow gum woodlands and scenic waterfalls. At Williams River and Jerusalem Creek there are easy walks through rainforest and tall blue gums. Wheelchair access is provided at Devils Hole lookout and the Williams River picnic area. On the plateau, short and inspiring walks pass through snow gum woodland, tall eucalypt forest, Antarctic beech rainforest and areas of high-altitude swamp. Car-based camping is available at Gloucester River, Polblue, Horse Swamp, Junction Pools, Gummi Falls, Little Murray and Devils Hole.
Access 38 km west of Gloucester, 40 km north¬west of Dungog and 65 km east of Scone. Access is generally along unsealed roads. Entry to Polblue camping area and barbecue facilities is off the Barrington Tops Forest Road.
Gloucester, phone 6538 5300, Scone, phone 6540 2300, Nelson Bay, phone 4984 8200

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Scone Airport at 28/11:00am EST
Distance from Barrington Tops National Park 58.9km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
16.3°C13.9°C48%5.3°C1013.9hPa0.0mmESE7km/hr
4knots
13km/hr
7knots

Closest Climatic Station

Lostock Dam
Distance from Barrington Tops National Park 40.41km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C29.428.326.523.519.916.916.418.421.624.426.428.7
Mean Min. °C17.317.215.412.69.97.76.56.99.311.814.016.0
Mean Rain mm126.5131.5122.571.274.068.640.335.450.366.889.994.3

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