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 Bathurst…

    • 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 a…

    • 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