Forest Den National Park Outback Queensland

About Forest Den

    Park features

    Forest Den's waterholes, lined with majestic river red gums and coolibahs provide a refuge in dry times.

    This 5890 ha park conserves a wide diversity of plants, some unique to this reserve within the region—the park was established to conserve black gidgee at its western limit. Although used as grazing land for more than 100 years, little remains of this era apart from a few pastoral relics—fences, gateways and a derelict round timber bridge over Torrens Creek.

    Looking after the park

    Everything in Forest Den National Park is protected, including plants, animals and heritage sites and artefacts. Please appreciate, respect and help care for Forest Den’s outstanding natural and cultural values by leaving things as you find them, and encouraging others to do the same.

    Please read looking after parks in Central West Queensland.

    Park management

    Each park in the Longreach district has unique attributes. They are managed to conserve their natural condition and protect their cultural resources and values. A management plan for Forest Den National Park (PDF, 1.5MB) has been prepared.

    Tourism information links

    Longreach Regional Council
    www.longreach.qld.gov.au
    96a Eagle Street, Longreach
    ph (07) 4658 4111
    fax (07) 4658 4116
    email assist@longreach.qld.gov.au

    For information on road conditions see Queensland Traffic
    Phone 13 19 40 for 24-hour road reports.

    For tourism information for all regions in Queensland see Queensland Holidays.

    • There are currently no park alerts for this park.