Evans Head is a suburban town located in the local government area of the Richmond Valley Council in the state of New South Wales. The town’s name is derived from Lieutenant Evans, who served as the area’s first marine surveyor. Tourists will get to spend a memorable time in Evans Head as the suburb is mostly a coastal town and holiday resort. Straddled between the Bundjalung National Park and the Broadwater National Park, the suburb offers a variety of recreational activities such as swimming, fishing and surfing. The Evans Head Airpark is the local airport that helps visitors to reach the suburb more easily. Other facilities in Evans Head include a hotel, an industrial estate, a lawn bowling club and a Returned and Services League of Australia support organisation.