The two main peaks are Crown Mountain (1,370 m) and Nightcap Mountain
(1,372 m), with many rock outcrops and swamps in between. It lies on
the headwaters of the Sara River, a tributary of Australias biggest
east-flowing river, the Clarence.
Warra is an important habitat for a number
of flora and fauna. The plants include the Pygmy Cypress Pine, Black Holly
Grevillea, Mat Geebung and two endangered eucalypt trees, the Swamp
Gum and the New England Mallee. The park also has a rare sphagnum
bog. Its metre-deep bed of sphagnum plants is like a huge sponge,
holding tonnes of water. This water is slowly released during dry
times, helping to support plants and animals downstream.
Some of the rare wildlife include the Spotted-tailed Quoll, Masked
Owl, Glossy Black Cockatoo and the Glandular Frog.
You can visit the national park from your accommodation in Glen Innes, Armidale or Glencoe.
There are informal camping areas at The Green and at The Long Point. An
identification and regulatory sign is located at the western access point to the
park. Campers must be
There are informal bushwalking (no marked tracks) along the Sara River and to
the rocky outcrop of Crown Mountain and Nightcap Mountain.1
more information, you can contact the nearest NPWS office.