Things to do
Camping is not permitted in Earl Hill Conservation Park.
There is a range of holiday accommodation in around Trinity Park, Trinity Beach and Cairns. For more information, see the tourism information link.
Earl Hill Conservation Park offers a range of walking track options.
Walking tracks can be completed in sections, as return walks or as a circuit by walking along a small section of beach and using sections of local council walking pathway to return to your vehicle. Each track is classified according to Australian Standards and is only suitable for pedestrian use.
The local council walking pathways and beach access listed below are outside Earl Hill Conservation Park and are provided to help visitors understand they can complete the walking tracks in a circuit by using these pathways to return to their vehicles.
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Local council boat ramp car park to Flagship Drive entry to Earl Hill Conservation Park.
Take this pathway to access the Flagship Drive trailhead and start of the Woodland walking track.
The car park is accessed off Reed Road in Trinity Park.
From the car park follow the walking pathway along Roberts Drive to access the Flagship Drive entry to Earl Hill Conservation Park walking tracks.
Local council boat ramp car park to Half Moon Bay local council car park access to Earl Hill Conservation Park.
Take this pathway to access the Cycad palm walking track trailhead.
From the car park follow the local council walking pathway along Reed Road to the car park at Half Moon Bay foreshore. From here the start of the Cycad palm walking track is 300m north along the beach.
If starting the Earl Hill walking tracks from this point, please understand it is a more difficult route as you go up many stairs on the Cycad palm walking track.
From the Half Moon Bay car park, the start of the Cycad palm walking track is 300m north along the beach.
Earl Hill Conservation Park is a good place for birdwatching. With some patience, keen photographers can be rewarded with photos of rufous fantails, fairy martins, white-breasted wood swallows, laughing kookaburras, grey goshawks, drongos, or the orange-footed scrub fowl scratching around on the forest floor. Take a moment to enjoy the variety of species in this small pocket of protected area so close to an urban environment.
- There are currently no park alerts for this park.