Dawes National Park Bundaberg | Gladstone

Heritage-listed Glassford Creek Smelter site. Photo credit: Peter Pickering © Queensland Government

Dawes National Park provides habitat for many endangered and vulnerable plants and animals and is a scenic four-wheel-drive destination with Heritage-listed historic mining remnants, including chimneys built in the early 1900s. The area was initially mined for silver, then gold and copper.


Dawes National Park is located 172km north-west of Bundaberg and 59km north-east of Monto in Queensland, Australia.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

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Park facilities

  • No campfires
  • European history
  • No rubbish bins
  • No camping
  • Scenic drive

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.