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Great Basalt Wall National Park

Facilities and activities

The basalt wall after which this park is named. Photo: Queensland Government.

The basalt wall after which this park is named. Photo: Queensland Government.

Location

180 km south-west of Townsville.

What's special

This national park protects 35,200ha of land containing the Great Basalt Wall, a geological formation of the Toomba basalt flow. The park is not accessible to the public.

Accessibility

There is no public access to Great Basalt Wall National Park. The park boundaries are surrounded by freehold or leasehold properties, through which access is not permitted. The broken basalt terrain of the park is not traversable by vehicles. There are no roads, walking tracks, campgrounds or facilities.

Visitors can view basalt flows and camp along the banks of the Burdekin River at Dalrymple National Park. Located 42 km north of Charters Towers, access is via the Gregory Developmental Road. Free campsites are provided at the nearby council camping reserve at Fletcher Creek.

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Location of Great Basalt Wall National Park within Queensland

Last updated
15 September 2016