National Parks


NSW North Coast - Myall Lakes National Park

This 44,172 ha park conserves one of the state’s largest networks of coastal lakes, and is listed under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Significance. It has 40 km of beaches and also contains possibly the tallest tree in NSW – the Grandis, a magnificent 76-metre-high flooded gum.

The Grandis is accessible along Stoney Creek Road from either the Lakes Way or Old Pacific Highway; picnic and toilet facilities are provided. Another picnic area, also offering short walks, is at O’Sullivans Gap, on the Old Pacific Highway 9 km north of Bulahdelah. Car-based and caravan camping areas include Mungo Brush, Korsmans Landing, Violet Hill, Neranie and Yagon (fees apply). Most camping areas offer basic facilities and it is recommended that you bring your own drinking water and firewood. Between Hawks Nest and Big Gibber you can go 4WD beach driving (except near Little Gibber; check before you go). Observe all signs, and please do not drive on the dunes or vegetation.

234 km north Sydney, 35 km south of Forster off The Lakes Way

10,000 ha

Walking Tracks
Easy 30 minute walk on Mungo Bush Rainforest Track
Violet Hill (124 m)

Large network of coastal lakes

Further Information

Office of Environment and Heritage
59 Goulburn Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: 1300 361 967 or (02) 9995 5550
Phone: 131 555 (environment information and publications requests)
Fax: (02) 9995 5999
Email: info@environment.nsw.gov.au