Arakwal National Park, Byron Bay

(4.5/5 based on 35 reviews on the web)
Arakwal National Park is a national park in New South Wales, Australia, 624 km north of Sydney and 2 km south of Cape Byron, the most easterly point of mainland Australia. The nearest town is Byron Bay. The park protects an area of Wallum country, of coastal clay heaths behind Tallow Beach, providing habitat to numerous bird species and two native frog species, the Wallum Froglet (Crinia tinnula) and Wallum Sedge Frog (Litoria olongburensis), both of which are deemed vulnerable to extinction.Traditionally the land of the Arakwal people, the park was proclaimed in 2001 after the Arakwal Indigenous community and the New South Wales state government reached a land use agreement. The Arakwal people are co-managers of the park.
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  • Rubbish everywhere , the site of several doof parties where several hundred youth from all over....South Americans figure prominently.....trample birds nests, light fires and otherwise show complete d...  more »
  • I ride my bike through this small park on my way to town. There is an asphalt path as well as sandy trails leading to Tallow Beach. Uncrowded & "wild". 
  • Away form the maddening crowd! Lovely fire trails and very long beach walks ( lets just say, many miles....). Not a beach to swim at as there is no life guards, although for children there is a deligh...  more »
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  • Small and picturesque. Good for a walk o for a short running. If you're lucky you will see wallabies.
  • My favourite place in the world. The museum at tallows is a MUST SEE!!
  • Away form the maddening crowd! Lovely fire trails and very long beach walks ( lets just say, many Kms/miles....). Not a beach to swim at as there is no life guards, although for children there is a delightful lagoon to paddle in. Please respect the National park, by not bring pets and leave no rubbish. Like the saying goes... leave only foot prints!
  • Absolutely stunning views.
  • Very nice scenery