Road trip Part 3 - Dorrigo National Park

by John Wilson September. 26, 2020 205 views

The final stage of our short road trip in northern NSW took us to the lush town of Dorrigo and the beautiful rainforests of its national park.

Green on green rainforest canopy at Dorrigo National Park.

Green on green rainforest canopy at Dorrigo National Park.

Sea of clouds at sunrise over the Dorrigo plateau.

Sea of clouds at sunrise over the Dorrigo plateau.

The Dorrigo neighbourhood is attractive, lush farming land. But it was the national park we came to see.

The Dorrigo neighbourhood is attractive, lush farming land. But it was the national park we came to see.

Beautiful figs, palms and ferns are found throughout the rainforest.

Beautiful figs, palms and ferns are found throughout the rainforest.

Many of the rainforest trees are enormous.

Many of the rainforest trees are enormous.

The trees support all kinds of vegetation.

The trees support all kinds of vegetation.

Late afternoon light finds its way through the rainforest canopy, lighting this tree as though by flash.

Late afternoon light finds its way through the rainforest canopy, lighting this tree as though by flash.

The sun pops out in less densely treed areas.

The sun pops out in less densely treed areas.

Dorrigo is on a road called the Waterfall Way. There are many cascades in the area.

Dorrigo is on a road called the Waterfall Way. There are many cascades in the area.

More cascades in the Dorrigo National Park.

More cascades in the Dorrigo National Park.

Fungus growing on a fallen tree.

Fungus growing on a fallen tree.

The `strangler fig' apparently will eventually overwhelm the host fig tree.

The `strangler fig' apparently will eventually overwhelm the host fig tree.

Back on dusk to our accommodation overlooking the Dorrigo region.

Back on dusk to our accommodation overlooking the Dorrigo region.

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