Lyrebird Falls Walking Track
Ngoorabul Country

1 h to 1 h 30 min

2.7 km
return

↑ 50 m
↓ -50 m

Hard track
Starting from Boundary Falls Camping Area just this scenic walk in Gibraltar Range National Park will take you through an open eucalypt forest to a lookout with great views over Lyrebird Falls. Let us begin by acknowledging the Ngoorabul people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-29.5342638,152.2488467)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Gwydir Highway, B76
  • Turn on to Boundary Falls Road then drive for 1.5 km
  • Keep left and drive for another 70 m
  • Turn right and drive for another 75 m
  • Turn sharp right and drive for another 75 m
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the car park at the start.
Find the sign at the start.
Find the gate at the start.
After another 15 m pass the toilet (8 m on your right).
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip to Boundary Falls. To start this optional side trip continue straight here. On returning from this side trip turn right when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 50 m turn left.
After another 70 m come to the "Leamons Hut Campsite" (6 m on your right).
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip to a lookout with views over Boundary Creek. To start this optional side trip turn right here. On returning from this side trip turn right when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
Continue straight.
After another 9 m continue straight.
After another 600 m turn right.
After another 125 m continue straight.
After another 215 m turn right.
After another 130 m veer right.
After another 60 m continue straight.
After another 25 m pass the "Lyrebird Falls" (195 m on your right).
After another 35 m come to a viewpoint.
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 1.3 km to get back to the start.

Side trip to Boundary Falls.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the Leamons Hut Campsite at the start.
After another 70 m come to "Boundary Falls".
About 110 m past the end is a viewpoint.
The end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 70 m to the main route.

Side trip to a lookout with views over Boundary Creek.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the Leamons Hut Campsite at the start.
After another 100 m veer left.
After another 9 m come to a viewpoint.
The end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 120 m to the main route.
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Terrain
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Lyrebird Falls Walking Track


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 2.7 km
Time 1 h to 1 h 30 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There is one 145 m from the start.

Toilet: There is one 25 m from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
25 m[toilet]
Camp site
145 mLeamons Hut Campsite
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