Smithfield Conservation Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo: Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Myrtle rust found

Myrtle rust—a fungal disease affecting many native plants—has been found in this park. The disease poses a significant threat to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Learn more about myrtle rust and how to minimise its spread.

In the foothills of the coastal range, bordering Kuranda National Park and Smithfield residential area, this small park encompasses tropical rainforest gullies and eucalypt woodlands, and provides shared trails for bush walkers and mountain bikers.

Location

16km north of Cairns

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Park facilities

  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Hiking
  • Dogs permitted (on leash)

Highlights and announcements

  • Myrtle rust—a fungal disease affecting many native plants—has been found in this park. The disease poses a significant threat to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Learn more about myrtle rust and how to minimise its spread.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.