Nightcap National Park
Nightcap National Park is located inland from Byron Bay covering 8,145 hectares and lying between Murwillumbah and Lismore. It was granted World Heritage status in 1989 and is home to several protected species. Encompassing Whian Whian State forest, it is the location of the beautiful Minyon Falls as well as spectacular sub-tropical rainforest. Driving through this park is an easy way to pass a day, and there are several picnic areas to stop and take some time to enjoy the views. There are also several walks available which take in both Minyon and Protestors Falls.