Rugged peaks, steep gorges, tumbling waterfalls, lush rainforest, varied wildlife, easy access, a colourful history and a range of recreational opportunities make this one of Queensland’s most popular national parks.
18km (lower section) and 27km (upper section) north-west of Cairns, in North Queensland.
The Traditional Owners—the Djabugay Aboriginal people—welcome you to their country, a place of many stories, and ask that you respect their special place.
- No campfires
- Information centre
- Picnic tables
- Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
- No camping
- Canoeing and kayaking
- World Heritage
- Planned burn advice: Barron Gorge National Park 21 August to 10 October 2023