South East Forests National Park
Fancy a spot of birdwatching, horseriding, camping or bushwalking? At South East Forests National Park, near Bega on NSW�s far south coast, you can do all this and more. South East Forests National Park is a place that protects soaring old-growth forests, rugged granite formations and picturesque valleys and gorges.There are more than 100km of spectacular coastal escarpment, tableland edge and hinterland country for you to explore. This beautiful, untamed park is also home to several threatened and endangered species.See historic sites, hike to lofty peaks, peer from lookouts, and roam through wet fern forest. There are also plenty of opportunities for horse riding and cycling along park trails and picnicking at one of many scenic spots.The park isn’t far from Bega, Merimbula or Bombala so it makes a great daytrip on the weekend, and if you’re travelling from further afield or feel like a night in the bush, there are a number of quiet campgrounds to choose from and they’re all free. Enjoy the blissful evening of solitude before getting up to explore more of this special place.
Nature of the Area
Koalas, powerful owls and giant burrowing frogs are among the threatened species protected within South East Forests National Park. The park also shelters the state's only known populations of endangered long-footed potoroos. Head to White Rock picnic area and look for small conical pits in the ground - evidence of a potoroo's night-time search for fungus. If you're camping overnight at Six Mile Creek or Nunnock campgrounds, listen and watch for nocturnal creatures like gliders and possums.Be the first to write a review