Planned burn

Fire closure or access restriction
8 May to 30 June 2023
3 May 2023 1:25pm

This alert applies to the following park:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will be conducting planned burns, weather permitting, over the next 2 months, as part of the annual hazard reduction/conservation management program for parks and forests.

These burns are being undertaken to help protect life and property in the event of a wildfire.


Smoke may be seen in the vicinity of Cania Road, Cania Gorge Day-Use-Area & Fern Tree/Giants Chair walking track. Persons with respiratory or other health problems should seek medical advice on mitigating the effects of smoke inhalation.


During the planned burn these areas are closed to public access:

  • Fern Tree Pool/Giants Chair walking track

Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers, and do not enter closed areas.

Facilities will reopen when the event is completed.

Please monitor park alerts on the department's website for updated information.

More information

Emergency services

In an emergency situation, call 000.


For the latest information on fires in your area please contact QFES.

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