Lawson Lookout from Fairy Dell Reserve

New South Wales

This walk is a great way to go to Lawson Lookout, especially if you are coming from Fairy Dell Reserve picnic area. With Springwood just out of ear shot, the walk meanders down the Magdala Gully, then leads up to Lawson Lookout for a great view across the valley.

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Getting there

Park in the Fairy Dell Reserve carpark, close to 49 Springwood Ave, Springwood NSW 2777.  You can also take the train to Springwood, it's roughly 10 minutes to the walk entrance.


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Route/Trail notes

See link below or attached GPS file.  There are signs along the path but they are not always clear.



Other References


Our first bushwalk together. Recent backburn made it difficult to find tracks - luckily we knew the area (from the roadside).
Saw a lyrebird scratching thru the undergrowth.

Grahame on 27 Sep, 2018

The track is a bit overgrown and there is not much to see at the lookout. Lots of birds though.

rob.bushman on 22 Nov, 2015


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