Threlfall Picnic Area


If you like the idea of a leisurely lunch beside a clear mountain river, then Threlfall picnic area will have you packing the sandwiches. Just off Waterfall Way near Armidale, this peaceful lunch spot is on the northern edge of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park.

Unroll the picnic blanket beside the crystal clear Gara River and let the rest of the world look after itself. It’s perfect day trip from Armidale, or bush lunch break on a touring holiday.

A short walk down river, there’s a popular swimming spot where you can swim with care in the wonderful waters. After a relaxing lunch, you can kick back in the shade of the redgums. If you want to go walking, try the nearby Threlfall walking track.