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Parks and forests with easy or short walks around Townsville

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Blackwood National Park
…features diverse plant communities typical of the Brigalow Belt including acacia known as blackwood or black gidyea. Camping is not permitted.
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Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park
Blencoe Falls in Girringun National Park plunges 90m to the pool below, before cascading a further 230m to the depths of Blencoe Gorge. Activities in the…
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Bowling Green Bay National Park
…features mountains, wetlands, saltpans, mangrove forests and coastal plain. The three park sections are Mount Elliot section, Cape Cleveland section…
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Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest
Broadwater, in Abergowrie State Forest, contains tropical rainforest, open eucalypt forest and exotic pine plantations adjacent to the Wet Tropics World…
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Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park
…the site of a former quarantine station and strategic defence location in World War II where historic buildings, remains of gun emplacements and a searchlight…
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Cardwell State Forest
This is a patchwork of native forests and 2,500 hectares of pine trees in the Cardwell area. Includes the Cardwell Forest Drive and Five Mile Creek.
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Edmund Kennedy, Girramay National Park
Edmund Kennedy, in Girramay National Park, is within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and features a diverse range of landscapes including rainforest…
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Family Islands National Park
…a chain of scenic continental islands, close to the Wet Tropics. Dunk Island is the largest; other islands include Wheeler (Toolgbar), Coombe, Smith (Kurrumbah)…
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Girramay National Park
…has two accessible sections, Edmund Kennedy and Murray Falls, and includes wetlands, mangroves, coastal environments and waterfall cascade.
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Girringun National Park
…has six sections: Blencoe Falls, the Dalrymple Gap track, Mount Fox, Princess Hills, Wairuna and Wallaman Falls,
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Hinchinbrook Island National Park
…within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The island is renowned for its range of habitats including heath, rainforest and extensive eucalypt…
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Jourama Falls, Paluma Range National Park
…features a waterfall on Waterview Creek, rainforest, vine forest and open woodland. There is a camping area in a large clearing beside Waterview Creek.
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Kirrama National Park
…forms part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. There is a rainforest walk track at Society Flat. Camping is not permitted in the park.
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Magnetic Island National Park
…within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and features spectacular natural landscapes and seascapes. There is a network of walking tracks of varying…
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Mount Spec, Paluma Range National Park
…in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, has something for everyone - camping, short and long walks, picnic areas, lookouts and swimming holes. Munan Gumburu…
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Murray Falls, Girramay National Park
Murray Falls in Girramay National Park, is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and features rainforest, mountains and cascades. Camping is permitted…
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Paluma Range National Park
…in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, includes the Jourama Falls section and the Mount Spec section.
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Porcupine Gorge National Park
…features sandstone cliffs, forest and waterholes. Camping is available at the Pyramid campground and there are walking tracks to the bottom of the gorge…
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Townsville Town Common Conservation Park
…offers birdwatching, bushwalking and mountain biking. The park has spectacular views over seasonal wetlands and the local coastline. Only 6 km from Townsville…
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Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park
Wallaman Falls in Girringun National Park is the highest, permanent, single-drop waterfall in Australia and is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area…
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Last updated:
22 August 2019