61.Mt Boyce Lookout and Aboriginal Site:

61.Mt Boyce Lookout and Aboriginal Site:

Location: About 250m NNW of Heavy Vehicle Inspection Station on the western side of the Great Western Highway, north of Blackheath, with access gravel track to Aboriginal Scar Tree site, view to Shipley Plateau and Kanimbla Valley and brass plaque with direction arrows.

Altitude, Lat/Long: 1086m AHD;-33.6155,150.2715;

Time required at site: 15 min

Relevance to Cox’s Road: The Scar Tree protected here by a fenced shelter was removed from adjacent to Cox’s Road near Soldiers Pinch, a very steep section of road, approximately 1.4km north of this site. The tree was removed to enable road widening and a reduction in road grade on the Great Western Highway.

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