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Lawn Hill Gorge, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park Outback Queensland | Tropical North Queensland

Check out the fascinating displays and take time to learn about this extraordinary national park. Photo credit: Sarah Jess © Queensland Government

Lawn Hill Gorge is a beautiful oasis in the outback. Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Lawn Hill Gorge visitor centre

View informative displays and learn everything you need to know before exploring Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Attraction facilities

  • Toilets (flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)

Drop by the interpretive area at the visitor centre when you arrive at Lawn Hill Gorge and discover all that’s on offer.

Orientate yourself with the large map of the gorge to find your way to the walking tracks. View informative displays to find out about the best walks for a sunset photo, where to spot birds and other wildlife, the best places to swim or stay cool on a hot day and tips for paddling your canoe through the gorge.

If you’re lucky enough to be staying here, find out more about the Lawn Hill Gorge camping area.

Getting there and getting around

The Lawn Hill Gorge visitor centre is in Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park in remote north-west Queensland, close to the Northern Territory border, 270km north-west of Mount Isa.

  • The Lawn Hill Gorge visitor centre is a short walk from the day-use car park in the Lawn Hill Gorge section of the park.
  • The Lawn Hill Gorge section of the park can be accessed from the south via Mount Isa or Camooweal; from the east via Gregory Downs or from the north.

More details are available on Visiting safely.

Wheelchair access

The visitor centre is wheelchair-accessible but you may need assistance on the rough track from the car park.

Drinking water

  • Collect water (treat before use) from the taps at the Lawn Hill visitor centre and Lawn Hill Gorge camping area.
  • Don't drink water straight from Lawn Hill Creek as it can make you very thirsty because of the high levels of calcium carbonate. Please do not waste water.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Lawn Hill Gorge visitor centre is open 24 hours a day

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Lawn Hill Gorge safely.