Barrington Tops State Forest - NSW

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  State Forests,Reserves


DEG: -31.88706 151.49355
DMS: 31º 53' 13.42" S 151º 29' 36.76" E
UTM: 56 J 6471093mN 357526mE
Altitude: 1307.25m


Place Type

Reserves - State Forests,Reserves


220.62kms North of Sydney
511.42kms South of Brisbane

Address & Contact

Barrington Tops NSW 2422
Phone: 02 4992 2212
Email: N/A
Web: Http://


State Forests of the Barrington Tops includes Barrington Tops, Stewarts Brook and Chichester State Forests. Barrington Tops State Forest offers free camping along the banks of the Manning River.

With a large network of roads, you can explore the forest in your vehicle, on foot, bike or horse. Please be advised that conditions can change quickly, so be prepared for all seasons.

Travelling from the east, Barrington Tops State Forest is accessible from Gloucester!via the Scone Rd.
Travelling from the west, go via Moonan Flat and!Moonan Brook Rd, or Pheasants Creek Rd off Tomalla Rd.
Stewarts Brook State Forest, at the western end of Barrington Tops Forest Road, offers visitors some unique areas to explore.

Visit The Firs, a majestic aged pine plantation harbouring a secluded picnic area. The Firs looks even more magical with a light dusting of snow.

Or simply take int he views at Moonan Outlook, looking west and down over the beautiful Uper Hunter Valley. Gologolies Bushcamp is adjacent to Moonan Outlook and offers cleared areas for those seeking a rustic bush camping experience (no facilities at this site). 

Road and weather conditions can vary, so be prepared at all times and to drive carefully according to conditions. Remember that you are a sensitive natural environment so please leave the area as you found it - take only memories and leave only footprints. 

For more information contact or Gloucester Visitor Information Centre on (02) 6538 5252, Dungog Visitor Information Centre (02) 4992 2212 or Scone Visitor Information Centre on (02) 6540 1300.
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Closest Weather Station

Lostock at 14/09:00am EST
Distance from Barrington Tops State Forest 49.57km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Lostock Dam
Distance from Barrington Tops State Forest 49.57km S
Mean Max. °C29.428.326.523.519.916.916.418.421.624.426.428.7
Mean Min. °C17.317.215.412.
Mean Rain mm126.5131.5122.571.274.068.640.335.450.366.889.994.3

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