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Camping closures

All camping areas in Queensland national parks, state forests and recreation areas are closed from 26 March 2020 until further notice. Check Park Alerts for more information.

Parks of Central West Queensland

Facilities and activities

Desert sand, Central West Queensland. Photo courtesy of Jo Kurpershoek.

Desert sand, Central West Queensland. Photo courtesy of Jo Kurpershoek.

Location

Thirteen parks surround the Central West Queensland town of Longreach—12 are open to visitors, and nine have vehicle access to the park.

What's special

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, coolibah woodlands, mesas and plateaus. Historical and cultural sites add to the distinctive appeal of these parks.

Maps and useful links

Location of Parks of Central West Queensland within Queensland

Last updated
4 May 2017