Mann River Nature Reserve

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No visitor centresNo public transportNo wheelchair facilitiesCampingCaravan sitesNo accommodationLookoutsPicnics and BBQsNo kiosks/cafesWalkingDogs and other domestic animals not permittedNo horse riding trailsNo cycling trailsCar touring4WD touring routesCanoeingNo sailing and boatingFishingSwimmingNo areas recommended for snorkelling/divingNo adventure recreation opportunities

Nestled amongst the magnificent mountain range of northern NSW lies a tranquil riverside setting. With loads of natural beauty and historic significance, Mann River Nature Reserve is perched on the eastern edge of the New England Tablelands, near Glen Innes. With superb scenic views across The Great Dividing Range, it’s ideal for camping or stopping for a picnic on a car tour. Nature lovers will revel in the abundant wildlife, crystal clear waters and clear mountain air.

Historically, the area would have been a popular gathering place for local Aboriginal groups. Ngarabul People from the northern tablelands as well as the coastal Gunbaynggir would have made the most of the abundant wildlife and natural beauty.

Once popular with bushrangers, it’s now filled with self-sufficient campers who enjoy swimming and rock-hopping along the majestic Mann River. If you’re after something more leisurely, make like a lizard and sun yourself on the smooth boulders along the river’s edge.

Park map: Mann River Nature Reserve

Local map: showing Mann River Nature Reserve

NSW map: showing Mann River Nature Reserve

Australia map: showing Mann River Nature Reserve

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