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Russell River National Park

Changes to camping bookings

On-site self-registration is no longer available. Campers must obtain an e-camping permit and pay their camping fees before arriving at the camping area. Book your camp site:

Facilities and activities

Bluemetal Creek estuary, Russell River National Park.

Bluemetal Creek estuary, Russell River National Park.


83 km south-east of Cairns

What's special

This small coastal park in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area protects lowland rainforest, paperbark swamps and mangroves, near the estuary of the Russell and Mulgrave rivers.

Maps and useful links

Location of Russell River National Park within Queensland

Last updated
29 August 2018