Gorge closed: only southern sections of Boodjamulla National Park open
Closure status: A facility or feature within the park is closed
- Park or facility closure
- 5 September to 31 December 2023
- 4 January 2023 2:21pm
- 5 September 2023 2:28pm
This alert applies to the following parks:
- Lawn Hill Gorge, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National ParkOutback Queensland; Tropical North Queensland
- Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National ParkOutback Queensland; Tropical North Queensland
Only the southern section of the park -- Riversleigh World Heritage Area and Miyumba camping area -- is open to visitors. The main gorge, where flood damage is most severe, remains closed while assessments and extensive recovery efforts are underway.
Don't walk, drive or ride through floodwaters. Remember, if it’s flooded forget it.
Read more about staying safe while visiting our remote parks here Safety during extreme weather | Parks and forests | Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (des.qld.gov.au)
In an emergency situation, call 000.
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