RICHMOND RANGE NATIONAL PARK
The parks and reserves of the northern Richmond Range are part of an ancient volcanic landscape that straddles the border between Mallanganee in New South Wales and Boona in Queensland. The peaks of Dome Mountain, Glassy Mountain and Edinburgh Castle are reminders of this volcanic past. The area contains World Heritage listed rainforests, spectacular views and equally spectacular wildlife from giant Strangler Figs to the beautiful Richmond Birdwing Butterfly.
Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive
Accessable from the Bruxner Highway, take the Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive through the Richmond Range National Park which offers visitors breathtaking views over both the upper Clarence and Richmond River Valleys and an expansive birdseye view of Australia's Green Cauldron.The drive passes through a variety of forest types which include stands of Spotted Gum, Booyongs, Fig Trees, Giant Stinging Trees, Hoop Pine, Flame Trees, Cedars, Teak and Rosewood.
Peacock Creek Camping Area
Location: is situated 40km west of both Casino and Kyogle. From Casino reach the southern end of the park by leaving the Bruxner Highway at Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive near Mallanganee. From Kyogle, leave the Summerland Way south of Kyogle at McDonalds Bridge and the following the Sextonville and Peacock Creek Roads.
Richmond Range National Park
A sunny well grassed clearing in a bend of Peacock Creek ideal for camper trailers or larger tents. The camping area is on Peacock Creek Road in the Richmond Range National Park some 30 km north of Mallanganee. It is also easily reached from either Kyogle or Bonalbo. Camping fees are payable at the self-registration station.