Torrington State Recreation Area covering an area of 30,000 hectares is the largest area of native vegetation remaining on the Northern Tablelands.
The Reserve is recognised as being of State significance for conservation, mining, honey production, recreation and cultural heritage. The area is situated on the Mole Tableland, a rugged granite outcrop with a central sedimentary pendant.
The flora of the Mole Tableland is an outstanding assemblage of the New England granite botanical region, over 400 different plants with more than 36 considered rare or threatened, many are only found in this area. In the spring there is a wonderful display of wildflowers among the granite outcrops and heath areas.
With 20 species of mammals and more than 30 species of reptiles and frogs found in the area, Torrington is one of the richest areas of the state for the number of species of flora and fauna.Visit Website
Flora/Fauna, Historic/Heritage, Wildlife