Springbrook National Park
Springbrook National Park's John Stacey Suspension Bridge. Photo: Queensland Government.
- Springbrook National Park's John Stacey Suspension Bridge is now open.
In March 2015, the John Stacey Suspension Bridge across Little Nerang Creek gorge was opened. The bridge is part of an upgrade of the Purling Brook Falls walking track circuit, one of Queensland's most popular national park tracks. A new section of track has replaced a previous section that was subject to landslips.
Walk down to the bridge – about a 90 minute round trip – to enjoy a complete view of the spectacular Purling Brook waterfall.
The bridge name honours the late John Stacey, a Springbrook builder who became a highly respected QPWS ranger known for his craftsmanship on building projects and his other contributions to management of the area’s parks.
See the Ministerial Media Statement.
Facilities and activities
'Meenyahgu Yugambeh dagun'—welcome to Yugambeh country
About 100km south of Brisbane.
Spectacular waterfalls, lush rainforest, ancient trees, impressive views, exceptional ecological importance and natural beauty make this Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area an outstanding place to visit.
- Springbrook National Park map with walking track insets
- Map of The Settlement camping area
- Gold Coast and hinterland parks locality map
- Gold Coast and Scenic Rim visitor guide
- Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk
- Horseriding trails
- Connect with Nature activities and events calendar
- World Heritage Areas
- Species lists
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