The Armidale Pine Forest is located 3.5 km northeast of Armidale on the Rockvale Road. An area of 170 ha that is a very popular destination for walkers, mountain bikers and for picnickers. Horse riders are also welcome. They will need to borrow a key from Council to gain access.
The pine forest is divided into eastern and western sections by the Tilbuster Ponds creek. Motorised vehicle access is prohibited unless a permit is issued for a specified purpose. There is good parking and easy access for pedestrians with five gates located around the perimeter.
Consult the map section for information on the location of the Forest and a description of the walking and cycling tracks.
2014 Pine Forest Calendar
This Calendar is updated monthly.
Some Eucalypts of the Native Planting Site, Armidale State Forest (PDF - 2901.93KB)
Native Birds in the Eucalypts of the Armidale State Forest (PDF - 1845.72KB)