Southwood National Park Southern Queensland Country

Spotted gum and cypress pine after a storm, Southwood National Park. Photo credit: Robert Ashdown, Queensland Government

About Southwood

    Park features

    Break your journey between Toowoomba and Quilpie at Southwood. Have a bush picnic in the peaceful natural surroundings.

    Looking after the park

    Help preserve this park’s natural and cultural values by following these few common sense rules:

    • Leave everything as you find it. This includes plants, animals, rocks, ruins and artefacts.
    • Firearms and other weapons must not be used in Southwood National Park.
    • Bury toilet waste at least 15cm deep and 150m from any watercourse.
    • Please remove your rubbish from the national park.
    • Drive only on roads indicated on the park map and always wear seatbelts.

    See the guidelines on caring for parks for more information about protecting our environment and heritage in parks.

    Park management

    The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service manage Southwood National Park under the Nature Conservation Act 1992.

    Tourism information links

    For information about activities, tours and accommodation in this region, contact:

    For tourism information for all regions in Queensland see the Queensland Holidays website.

    Check with Department of Transport and Main Roads (13 19 40) for road conditions.

    • There are currently no park alerts for this park.