Point Lookout (New South Wales)
|Range/Region:||Great Dividing Range|
|Range/Region:||North NSW Great Dividing Range|
|Best months for climbing:||Jan, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec|
|Most recent eruption:||18 Million Years Ago|
|Nearest major airport:||Coffs Harbour|
Thanks to Plant.nerd for adding this peak.
Point Lookout is in New England National Park New South Wales Australia. At 1564m it is the second highest peak on the Snowy Range which is the highest part of the New England Tableland. The views into the Bellinger Valley are spectacular and on a clear day the ocean is visible.
The vegetation on the peak is mainly Cool Temperate Rainforest with Antartic Beech Nothofagus moorei and hanging mosses and Treeferns however on the summit a sub alpine woodland is present including Snow Gum Eucalyptus pauciflora and Mountain Banksia Banksia integrifolia subsp. monticola.
Animals that can be seen on the peak include the Spotted Tail Quoll Dasyurus maculatus a Carnivorous Marsupial and the Spagnum Frog Philoria spagnicolus both threatened with extinction.
The peak has a road to the top with a lookout and walking trails. The nearest town is Ebor camping area is situated near the park entrance.
Thanks to Plant.nerd for this description.