Porcupine Gorge National Park
Facilities and activities
Reflections, Porcupine Gorge. Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland.
The Yirendali Aboriginal people welcome you to their traditional country and ask that you respect their special place.
The gorge lookout is about 60kms north of Hughenden. The Pyramid camping area and gorge walk are another 11kms further north along the unsealed Kennedy Developmental Road. This road from Hughenden to Lynd Junction runs parallel to the western edge of the gorge and, when dry, is accessible to all vehicle types with care. Travellers should expect to encounter bulldust, corrugations, exposed rocks, creek crossings, other vehicles, native wildlife, cattle and road trains. After storms the road may be temporarily closed or inaccessible to conventional vehicles and caravans.
Contact the RACQ or Flinders Shire Council to enquire about local road conditions (see tourism information links below for contact details).
Weather forecasts are available from the Bureau of Meteorology.
The Pyramid camping area has wheelchair-accessible toilets and some campsites have wheelchair-accessible picnic tables. To see which campsites are suitable for wheelchair access, refer to camping in Porcupine Gorge National Park.
The Gorge lookout is wheelchair accessible with assistance.
Towering cliffs of coloured sandstone, pockets of vine forest and deep permanent waterholes along Porcupine Creek contrast strikingly with the savanna plains surrounding Porcupine Gorge.
- Overlanders Way map
- Porcupine Gorge National Park map
- Pyramid camping area map
- Townsville Region national parks, conservation parks and State forests visitor guide
- Porcupine Gorge National Park management plan
- Species lists
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