Bushwalks and hiking

tweed-bushwalks.jpg Council manages around 3500ha of bushland that includes parks, forests and wetlands. 

Our bushland reserves offer walking tracks, picnic areas and a chance to enjoy nature and the great outdoors. 

Parks and gardens

There are more than 200 parks and gardens in the Tweed, use our park finder to discover new places to explore.

National parks

There are several national parks in the Tweed, managed by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Wollumbin / Mount Warning 

Wollumbin National Park, including the summit track, is currently closed due to safety issues.

Clarrie Hall Dam wall track

The walking track starts at the carpark at the end of Clarrie Hall Dam Road, which is accessed from Kyogle Road. 

Gates are open from 7:30 am to 5 pm (until 6 pm during daylight saving). See Clarrie Hall Dam 

The walk is 7.7 km and steep in places. The track links to Gilwah Road in Mount Jerusalem National Park.

Tweed Heads historic site and Ukerebagh Nature Reserve

This scenic reserve is of special cultural significance to the local Goori people. It is managed by NSW Parks and Wildlife Service 

There's an accessible boardwalk (suitable for wheelchairs) through the mangroves and melaleuca forest to the Minyungbal Aboriginal museum (and side trip to the Tweed River).

Pottsville Environment Park

Pottsville Environment Park was established in Australia’s Bicentennial Year (1988).

It includes 54 hectares of coastal vegetation, between the arms of Cudgera Creek.

There are more than 4 km of walking tracks to explore: 

  • Eucalyptus track 2.5 km
  • Melaleuca track 750 m
  • Billabong track 350 m
  • Rainforest track 700 m

See Pottsville Environment Park map(PDF, 5MB)

Camping is not available (the building is no longer available for hire). 

The public toilet is closed until further notice. 

LocationCentennial Drive, Pottsville, NSW 2489

The park is walking distance to Pottsville town centre, beach and Mooball Creek estuary. 

Man with backpack hiking through bright green forest.