Parks A to Z listing

  • The parks of Central West Queensland protect a variety of ecosystems and unspoilt scenery including wetlands, floodplains and channel country, rocky and tree-covered scarp, spinifex-clad sand dunes, Mitchell grass downs,…

    • Camping allowed
    • Campfires prohibited
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • Scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • Hiking
    • Walking
  • Historic machinery from North Queensland’s biggest gold rush are protected in this reserve. Explore the rugged landscape to discover the remains of a bygone era.

    • 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
    • No walking
  • Palmerston, renowned for lush rainforest, scenic views, steep gorges and cascading waterfalls, offers opportunities for picnicking, camping and bushwalking in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

    • Camping allowed
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Paluma Range National Park, the southern gateway for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is comprised of two sections. The northern section features Jourama Falls—a picturesque waterfall framed by rainforest.…

    • Camping allowed
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • Showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • Open eucalypt forest, rainforest gullies and gorges provide valuable wildlife habitat in this conservation park. Walkers, runners, horseriders and mountain-bike riders can explore the park on 15km of shared trails. Another…

    • Camping prohibited
    • 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
  • Pine Ridge Conservation Park protects one of the last wallum remnants on the Gold Coast, featuring banksia woodland, heath and paperbark swamp forests.

    • Camping prohibited
    • Campfires prohibited
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • The five islands of the Piper group are low, vegetated cays and home to one of the largest breeding and roosting populations of the black noddy in Queensland. The islands…

    • Camping prohibited
    • 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
  • Explore the open eucalypt forest on a scenic bushwalk, horseride or cycle along one of the shared trails. Discover views from atop rugged sandstone outcrops. Spectacular wildflower displays sprinkle colour…

    • No camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No scenic drive
    • No generators allowed
    • Dogs permitted (on leash)
    • Hiking
    • No walking
  • Low-lying coastal plains and two small islands in the Great Sandy Strait are protected in this park. These areas provide an ideal habitat for a variety of shorebirds including threatened…

    • Camping prohibited
    • 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
  • Towering cliffs of coloured sandstone, pockets of vine forest and deep permanent waterholes along Porcupine Creek contrast strikingly with the savanna plains surrounding Porcupine Gorge.

    • 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
    • No hiking
    • Walking
  • In 1770, when Lieutenant James Cook landed on this island, he named it Possession Island, and ‘hoisted English colours’, taking possession of the east coast of Australia in the name…

    • 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 spectacular Herbert River plunges over a rockface to form Herbert River Falls, just on the edge of the park.

    • 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
    • No walking