Wet season safety information - significant stream rises: Cardwell Forest Drive and Five Mile day-use area

Category:
Announcement
Applies:
5 January to 29 April 2022
Published:
5 January 2022 1:44pm
ID:
21596

This alert applies to the following park:

During the North Queensland wet season local heavy rainfall may cause significant stream rises at Attie Creek, Dead Horse Creek, the Spa Pool and Five Mile Creek in Cardwell State Forest. During and after heavy rain, creek conditions change and become dangerous. Fast flowing, rapidly rising water, with strong currents, occurs. At these times, to stay safe, do not enter the water.

Visitors are urged to use caution at all times around waterways. Always supervise children closely.

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