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Alligators Nest, Tully Gorge National Park
Alligators Nest, in Tully Gorge National Park, a has day-use area including facilities and a swimming platform. Camping is not permitted.
Atherton and Evelyn tablelands parks and forests
…in a dynamic landscape, parts of which have been included in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. The protected areas include Blencoe Falls in Girringun…
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Barron Gorge National Park
…27 km north-west of Cairns in North Queensland. Information includes access, features, facilities, walking and recreation opportunities, natural environment…
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Bartle Frere trail, Wooroonooran National Park
Bartle Frere trail, in Wooroonooran National Park, can be accessed from the coast at Josephine Falls or from the west via the Atherton Tableland. The trail…
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Black Mountain (Kalkajaka) National Park
…within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is an imposing mountain range of massive granite boulders, home to unique wildlife and rich in Aboriginal cultural…
Blackbraes National Park and Blackbraes Resources Reserve
…encompass two bioregions: the Einasleigh Uplands and Gulf Plains. The camping area near Emu Swamp is open during the dry season. There are no walking tracks…
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Bulleringa National Park
…a remote park that protects a unique vegetation communities and wildlife. It is undeveloped with no public access.
Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Cape Tribulation, in Daintree National Park, is within two World Heritage sites: the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics. Camping is permitted at the…
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Cedar Bay National Park
…has now become the Mangkalba (Cedar Bay) section of Ngalba Bulal National Park. The area, within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, lies between Cape…
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Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
…features limestone caves and outcrops, Aboriginal rock art and the historical mining site of Chillagoe Smelters. Caves include Royal Arch, Donna, Trezkinn…
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Clump Mountain National Park
…features Bicton Hill, which provides views of tropical lowland rainforest, coastal views over Bingil Bay and the Family Islands, and birdwatching opportunities…
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Cooktown area parks
…protect landscapes including beaches, dunes, tidal estuaries, freshwater wetlands, mountains and endemic animals. The parks, which include Annan River…
Crater Lakes National Park
…comprises two separate sections: Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham. Both blue crater lakes are surrounded by rainforest. Lake Barrine features a walking track…
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Curtain Fig National Park
…protects endangered mabi forest and a large fig tree. The formation of the fig tree is unique where its extensive aerial roots drop to the forest floor…
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Daintree National Park
…within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is comprised of two sections: Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation. The crystal-clear waters of the Mossman River…
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Danbulla National Park and State Forest
…borders Lake Tinaroo and includes eucalypt and acacia forests, pine plantations and Wet Tropics World Heritage rainforest. Activities include camping…
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Davies Creek National Park and Dinden National Park
…on the Atherton Tableland, provide walking tracks and camping areas, in an area of granite outcrops, open eucalypt woodland and flowing streams.
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Djiru National Park
…has two day-use areas, Licuala and Lacey Creek. Home to the endangered southern cassowary, the park has several short and long walks, and a mountain bike…
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East Trinity Reserve
…a former natural wetland site. There is no public access. Rehabilitation of acid sulfate soils (ASS), repairs to infrastructure, and weed and feral animal…
Emerald Creek, Dinden West Forest Reserve
…in dry sclerophyll forest with a waterfall and one walking track. Camping is not permitted.
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Endeavour River National Park
…near Cooktown, contains coastal dunes, freshwater wetlands and parts of the catchment and estuary of the Endeavour River. Most of the park is accessible…
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Eubenangee Swamp National Park
…wetlands in the lowlands east of the Bellenden Ker Range, has a grassy hill vantage point for birdwatching, including waterbirds, migratory waders…
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Finucane Island National Park
…includes estuarine wetlands, which provide fisheries and waterbird habitats. There are no access roads into the park, no tracks within the park and camping…
Fitzroy Island National Park
…and the surrounding marine waters are in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Recreation activities include walking, boating, snorkelling, diving…
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Forty Mile Scrub National Park
…features volcanic flows, grassy woodland, creeks headwaters, and a near-threatened pocket of semi-evergreen vine-thicket. There is a walking track…
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Frankland Group National Park
…consists of five continental islands: High, Normanby, Mabel, Round and Russell. The islands feature rocky outcrops, rainforest, mangroves and coastal vegetation…
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Goldfield trail, Wooroonooran National Park
Goldfield trail, in Wooroonooran National Park, connects Goldsborough Valley, 46 km south of Cairns, with Babinda Boulders, 57 km south of Cairns. Information…
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Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park
Goldsborough Valley, in Wooroonooran National Park, is 46 km south-west of Cairns in North Queensland. Information includes access, features, facilities…
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Green Island National Park
Green Island is 27 km offshore from Cairns in North Queensland. It is a rainforest-clad coral cay, surrounded by coral reefs. Information includes access…
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Grey Peaks National Park
This park has no public access. It protects a mosaic of open forest and rainforest vegetation, part of the green backdrop of Cairns and the Mulgrave River…
Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park
…protects saltmarsh and mangrove ecosystems. The park provides a habitat for wildlife, including migratory birds and nursery grounds for fish, mud crabs…
Hallorans Hill Conservation Park
…offers spectacular views from the summit of Hallorans Hill, which is an extinct volcanic cone covered in open eucalypt and rare mabi forests. Camping is…
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Hasties Swamp National Park
…a large seasonal wetland which is a refuge for resident and migratory birds. The park has identification signs and offers waterbird viewing opportunities…
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Herberton Range Conservation Park
…has sections within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, and provides opportunities for walking, driving, cycling or horse riding on multi-user trails…
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Herberton Range National Park, Herberton Range Conservation Park, Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve
Herberton Range is west and south of Atherton and provides a wide range of recreational opportunies including the popular Atherton Forest Mountain Bike…
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Hope Islands National Park
…made up of four islands: East Hope Island, West Hope Island, Struck Island and Snapper Island. Seabirds and woodland birds have been recorded on the islands…
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Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park
Josephine Falls, in Wooroonooran National Park is 75 km south of Cairns. Information includes access, features, facilities, walking and recreation opportunities…
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Jumrum Creek Conservation Park
…features a walk on boardwalks and graded paths through vine-entwined rainforest to a small creek. Two mound-building birds are found in the conservation…
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Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park
…protects scenic wetlands in the Annan River catchment, a waterbird refuge in the dry season. The park provides a walk along the edge of the lagoon to a…
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Koombooloomba National Park and Conservation Park
…within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, protect forest and rainforest surrounding Koombooloomba Dam. The two parks are in the Wet Tropics World Heritage…
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Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park
…16 km from Cairns and 7 km from Mossman in North Queensland. Information includes access, features, facilities, walking and recreation opportunities…
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Kurrimine Beach National Park and Kurrimine Beach Conservation Park
…preserve lowland coastal vegetation, including mesophyll vine forest. No public access to the national park. There is a short interpretive walk along the…
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Lake Barrine, Crater Lakes National Park
Lake Barrine, in Crater Lakes National Park, protects a crater lake surrounded by cool rainforest and features a walking track and giant bull kauri pines…
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Lake Eacham, Crater Lakes National Park
Lake Eacham, in Crater Lakes National Park, is surrounded by cool rainforest and offers swimming, birdwatching, canoeing, cycling, picnic areas and shady…
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Macalister Range National Park
There is no public access to this park. This rugged, forested range rises steeply from the coast, providing a scenic backdrop to the drive north of Cairns…
Malanda Falls Conservation Park
…has a waterfall over basalt rock and two short walks through the surrounding remnant rainforest with wildlife viewing opportunities. Learn about Ngadjon…
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Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway
…includes elevated walkways, a cantilever and observation tower which offer visitors the exhilarating experience of being high in the rainforest canopy…
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Manjal Jimalji trail, Daintree National Park
Manjal Jimalji trail is a difficult grade track which ascends through lowland and upland rainforests, offering birdwatching opportunities and coastal…
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Michaelmas and Upolu Cays National Park
…an important seabird nesting site in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Boating, snorkelling and diving are popular activities around these small…
Millstream Falls National Park
…includes Big Millstream Falls which are reputedly the widest single-drop falls in Australia. There are three walking tracks-two from the Big Millstream…
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Misty Mountains wilderness walking tracks
…located on the southern Evelyn Tableland and form part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. The short and long wilderness tracks form a 130 kilometre…
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Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park
Mossman Gorge, in Daintree National Park, is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and features cascades over large granite boulders in the Mossman…
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Mount Cook National Park
…provides a scenic mountain backdrop to Cooktown. A circuit leads to a vantage point with views over the Great Barrier Reef to the east, and the Endeavour…
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Mount Hypipamee National Park
…within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, features a deep, cylindrical volcanic pipe with a lake at the bottom, forest vegetation and possums. There…
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Mount Lewis National Park
…within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and has a diversity of wildlife. The best way to experience the park is by taking the 28 km drive. The road…
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Mount Sorrow ridge trail, Daintree National Park
Mount Sorrow ridge trail, in Daintree National Park, climbs from the coastal lowlands of Cape Tribulation, up the rainforest-clad ridge of Mount Sorrow…
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Mount Whitfield Conservation Park
…located in Cairns 5 km from the CBD. Information includes access, features, walking, lookouts, picnic, red arrow circuit, blue arrow circuit, natural environment…
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Palmer Goldfield Resources Reserve
The Palmer Goldfield Resources Reserves is located 280 kilometres km north-west of Cairns in Queensland. Information includes access, features, camping…
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Palmerston (Doongan), Wooroonooran National Park
Palmerston (Doongan), in Wooroonooran National Park, is 115 km south-west of Cairns in North Queensland. Information includes access, features, facilities…
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Russell River National Park
…in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, protects lowland rainforest, paperbark swamps and mangroves, near the estuary of the Russell and Mulgrave rivers…
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Smithfield Regional Park
…16 km north of Cairns city. Information includes access, features, facilities, recreational opportunities, mountain-bike riding, natural environment, safety…
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Snapper Island, Hope Islands National Park
Snapper Island, in Hope Islands National Park, is popular for camping, birdwatching and small boat fishing. Bush camping is available at West Point, where…
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Speewah Conservation Park
…42 km north-west of Cairns in North Queensland. Information includes access, features, facilities, walking and camping opportunities, natural environment…
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Tam O'Shanter National Park
…now known as Djiru National Park.
Tully Falls National Park
…part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and one of the wettest areas of Australia. Walking tracks pass through rainforest, with oppportunities for…
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Tully Gorge National Park
…provides four separate park access points: Tully Gorge camping and day-use areas, Alligators Nest day-use area, Mount Tyson walking track and Tully Gorge…
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Tumoulin State Forest and Tumoulin Forest Reserve
…feature forests surrounding the Millstream River as it tumbles over McKenzie Falls on its way down the Millstream Valley. Camping is not allowed. Recreation…
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Undara Volcanic National Park
…contains the remains of the Earth's longest flow of lava originating from a single volcano. Caves within this lava tube are fertile pockets in which rainforest…
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Walshs Pyramid, Wooroonooran National Park
Walshs Pyramid, in Wooroonooran National Park within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is an independent peak with a distinct pyramid shape that features…
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Wongabel State Forest
…protects a remnant of endangered mabi forest. The two tracks have been designed with consideration for walkers who are vision impaired. Camping is not…
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Wooroonooran National Park
Visitor facilities in Wooroonooran National Park are provided at Goldsborough Valley; Walshs Pyramid; Josephine Falls and the Palmerston area. Information…
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Last updated
11 December 2012