Parks & Reserves Guide

Discover family-friendly parks and reserves on the Mid North Coast, encompassing Greater Port Macquarie and surrounding regions. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this scenic area, ideal for picnics, bushwalks, wildlife spotting, and a variety of outdoor activities suitable for all ages.

“Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.”
~ Katrina Mayer

Parks & Reserves on the Mid North Coast

Benefits of Visiting Parks & Reserves

Connection with Nature
Enjoy the serene landscapes and diverse flora and fauna, offering a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Health and Wellbeing
Spending time outdoors boosts physical health through activities like walking, hiking, and playing, while also improving mental wellbeing.

Family Bonding
Parks and reserves provide an excellent setting for family outings, where everyone can participate in recreational activities and enjoy quality time together.

Educational Opportunities
These natural spaces are ideal for learning about the environment, conservation efforts, and local wildlife, offering educational experiences for children and adults alike.

Popular Parks & Reserves

Coastal Walks
Experience stunning coastal walks with breathtaking ocean views, perfect for a leisurely stroll or a more challenging hike.

National Parks
Explore the vast national parks that offer a range of activities from camping and bird watching to guided tours and educational programs.

Local Reserves
Discover local reserves that are perfect for picnics, barbecues, and casual outings with playgrounds and open spaces for kids to play.

Tips for Enjoying Parks & Reserves

  • Plan Ahead: Check the weather and park regulations before your visit.
  • Stay Safe: Follow safety guidelines, stick to designated paths, and supervise children at all times.
  • Respect Wildlife: Observe animals from a distance and avoid disturbing their natural habitats.
  • Leave No Trace: Keep the parks clean by disposing of rubbish properly and minimising your environmental impact.

Explore & Enjoy

Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat or an adventure-filled day out, the parks and reserves of the Mid North Coast offer something for everyone. Discover your next outdoor destination and create lasting memories with your family.

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Explore our comprehensive list of parks and reserves in the Mid North Coast region.