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All camping areas in Queensland national parks, state forests and recreation areas are closed from 26 March 2020 until further notice. Check Park Alerts for more information.

Barron Gorge National Park

Scenes of Barron Gorge National Park. Photos: Greg Watson.Scenes of Barron Gorge National Park. Photos: Greg Watson.

Facilities and activities

Welcome

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.

Location

Eighteen kilometres (lower section) and 27km (upper section) north-west of Cairns, in North Queensland

What's special

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.

Maps and useful links

Location of Barron Gorge National Park within Queensland

Last updated
5 July 2018