Parks A to Z listing

  • Wide expanses of Mitchell grass plains and spinifex woodland are protected in this park on the Barkly Tableland, a peaceful place for travellers to rest and ideal for seasonal birdwatching.

    • Camping prohibited
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Towering cliffs, ancient caves and sheltered gorges are highlights of this park. The park protects a valuable remnant of the Brigalow Belt, First Nations people's art sites and varied habitats for wildlife.…

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • Walking
  • Rugged country featuring elevated plateaus, scenic scarps and deep gorges.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • This ruggedly scenic park includes rainforest, eucalypt forest, beaches, rocky headlands covered in hoop pines, and volcanic rock formations. Visitors can camp and bushwalk. A marine park adjoins.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Rugged yet beautiful, Cape Melville National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal land (CYPAL)) features the rocky headlands of Cape Melville, impressive granite boulders of the Melville Range, sandy beaches of…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Cape Pallarenda was once a quarantine station in the early 1900s and a strategic defence location in World War II. Visitors can walk and ride the Cape Pallarenda Trails to…

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Ruggedly beautiful, this park is home to the distinctive 344 m Mount Funnel and includes rocky headlands, a range of lowland vegetation, and beaches adjoining the Great Barrier Reef Marine…

    • Camping allowed
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • No walking
  • Rainforested mountains sweep down to long sandy beaches. One of the most biologically diverse areas in the world, the Cape Tribulation area was included in the Wet Tropics World Heritage…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Flanked by sandy beaches, Cape Upstart is an imposing granite headland covered in a range of vegetation types from vine thicket to heath. Significant areas of beach scrub and coastal…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • No walking
  • Cape York Peninsula features landscapes of unsurpassed beauty and immense diversity, rich with Aboriginal traditions and customs and European history. Parks throughout the peninsula protect diverse landscapes including river systems,…

    • No camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • No walking
  • Coastal volcanic headlands with intriguing rock formations, scenic lookouts and a variety of short walks through diverse plant communities along the coast are highlights of a visit to Capricorn Coast…

    • Camping prohibited
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • The cays’ stunning white beaches and coral reefs will leave a lasting impression. Their exceptional beauty and biological diversity make them internationally significant.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Forested mountain ranges are the backdrop to a patchwork of native forests and 2,500 hectares of pine trees (Pinus caribea) in the Cardwell area. Streams draining the hills intermittently on…

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • Dogs permitted (on leash)
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Hidden in the rugged ranges of Queensland's central highlands, Carnarvon Gorge features towering sandstone cliffs, vibrantly coloured side gorges, diverse flora and fauna and Aboriginal rock art.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • Showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • Walking
  • Walk the trails of the Carnarvon Great Walk to experience a remote and beautiful landscape of towering sandstone cliffs, sweeping tablelands and shaded side-gorges.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • Showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • Walking
  • Towering granite cliffs flank two large granite outcrops, Mount Castle Tower and Mount Stanley—the highest peak on the Many Peaks Range.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • No walking
  • Along the rugged Clarke Range behind the Whitsunday coast is Cathu State Forest. Forests and woodlands range from distinctive poplar gum Eucalyptus alba woodlands and exotic Caribbean pine plantations on…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • No walking
  • Cedar Bay National Park is now known as Mangkalba (Cedar Bay), Ngalba Bulal National Park.

  • Camp at the mouth of the Styx River, famous for its huge tides and fast flows. Try your hand at fishing and crabbing among mangroves or plan a picnic with…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • No walking
  • Featuring spectacular limestone caves, small galleries of Aboriginal rock art, jagged limestone outcrops and an historically significant mining site, this park is rich in natural and cultural heritage.

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • The islands are an important breeding and roosting habitat for a number of birds including seabirds. Fringing coral reefs and extensive seagrass beds offshore contribute to the conservation importance of…

    • Camping prohibited
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • No walking
  • This park features iconic Bicton Hill, where visitors can experience tropical lowland rainforest, spectacular coastal views over Bingil Bay and the Family Islands, and birdwatching opportunities.

    • Camping prohibited
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • No walking
  • Rising 200m above a broad cultivated valley, is an extinct volcano, Mount Le Brun, which contains two large craters which occasionally fill with shallow lakes. Formed more than 600,000 years…

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Combo’s waterholes reputedly inspired 'Banjo' Paterson to write Waltzing Matilda, Australia’s most popular folk song. They are a refuge for wildlife during dry times. Historic stone-pitched overshots dam the Diamantina's…

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • In the rugged Conondale Range are some of Queensland's most popular and picturesque forests. Luxuriant rainforests, tall eucalypt forest, waterfalls, boulder-strewn creeks and spectacular scenery make this area well worth…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • Walking
  • Ancient rainforest, cascading waterfalls, crystal clear creeks, tall open forest, and expansive views. This Great Walk offers half-day walks through to the full four-day 56 km circuit walk.

    • Camping allowed
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • Walking
  • Get away from it all in a visit to this peaceful park with its rainforest-clad hills, secluded beaches and panoramic outlooks over the scenic Whitsunday area.

    • Camping allowed
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Enjoy a different Whitsunday experience and escape to the tropical refuge of the Whitsunday Trails at Conway Range. Ride, run or walk the Conway circuit on a 27km journey through…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • Walking
  • Conway State Forest is now known as Conway National Park.

  • The parks around Cooktown protect a variety of landscapes, from sandy beaches, dunes and tidal estuaries to freshwater wetlands and forested and boulder-strewn mountains. The area is rich with Aboriginal…

    • No camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • No walking
  • The Cooloola Great Walk showcases the very best of the recreation area's outstanding natural attractions. Up to 102km long, this extensive walking track system winds through rainforest, tall eucalypt forest,…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • No walking
  • Cooloola offers something for all visitors. Four-wheel drive past towering coastal sand cliffs and coloured sands, fish straight from the ocean, canoe on tranquil waterways, hike through rainforest remnants and across…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • Showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • Walking
  • Within Coominglah State Forest lies Queensland's largest patch of semi-evergreen vine thicket with crows ash and bottle tree alliance. It also has areas of open eucalypt forest featuring spotted gum,…

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • Dogs permitted (on leash)
    • No hiking
    • No walking
  • With rugged hills of open eucalypt woodland, this park is an adventurer’s retreat. You can spotlight for possums and gliders at night and go mountain biking or birdwatching during the…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • Dogs permitted (on leash)
    • Hiking
    • No walking
  • Crater Lakes National Park comprises of two separate sections—Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham. Both sections protect clear, blue crater lakes surrounded by cool rainforest. At Lake Barrine a walking track,…

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Picturesque creek scenery, lush rainforest remnants and grassy open eucalypt forest make this area well worth a visit.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • No walking
  • After good rain, water tumbles through eucalypt forest along a series of boulder-strewn cascades, before plunging 20m over Crows Nest Falls into a waterhole surrounded by steep, granite cliffs.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • Showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • An important floodplain in the Murray-Darling Basin, Aboriginal cultural sites and diverse woodland vegetation are preserved in Culgoa Floodplain National Park.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • No walking
  • Red sandplains and mulga scrubs beside long, dusty roads give little hint to the lakes, rivers and wetlands that make Currawinya one of Australia’s most important inland waterbird habitats. Lake…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • Showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • Walking
  • A small remnant of wallum heath that was once a common plant community along the Sunshine Coast. Short walks, wildflowers, coastal birds, and views of the ocean beach and lake…

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • This park protects endangered mabi forest and a large fig tree. The formation of this fig tree is unique; its extensive aerial roots drop 15m to the forest floor and…

    • Camping prohibited
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • A large island with wind-sheared scrublands, diverse birdlife and pristine beaches, Curtis Island remains one of the hidden secrets of central Queensland.

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • No walking