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About Tregole

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Getting there and getting around

Tregole is located between Roma and Charleville, 11km south of Morven on the Morven-Bollon Road. The road between Morven and the park is sealed and narrow.

There are no wheelchair-accessible tracks or facilities in Tregole National Park.

Park features

Discover the variety of plant and animal life where two biogeographic regions meet—the Brigalow Belt and the Mulga Lands. Mulga clothes Tregole’s ridges; brigalow grows on areas with heavy clay soils; while woodlands of poplar box and Mitchell grasslands are found on the park’s undulating plains.

Camping and accommodation

Camping is not permitted in Tregole National Park.

There is accommodation in Morven, which is 11km from the parks day use area. Charleville and Mitchell are also options for accommodation.

Things to do

Exploring Tregole

Relax and enjoy the bush. Read the signs in the information shelter to discover more about the park.

Have a bush picnic. A gas barbecue is provided. Open fires are not permitted. Please do not feed the animals. Take some drinking water and remove your rubbish when you leave.

Take your binoculars and camera and go birdwatching.


Key to track standards

The classification system is based on Australian Standards. Please note that while each track is graded according to its most difficult section, other sections may be easier.

Grade 4 walking trackGrade 4 track

  • May be extensively overgrown; hazards such as fallen trees and rocks likely to be present.
  • Moderate level of fitness required.
  • Ankle-supporting footwear strongly recommended.

Grade 4 walking trackTregole circuit2.1km return (allow 45 minutes)

Walk through the ooline forest, along a ridge and back to the picnic area. Look for the black orchid growing on the ooline tree trunks. Wear a hat and sunscreen and allow up to an hour for the walk.

Things to know before you go

Essentials to bring

  • Bring at least seven litres of water per person per day for drinking.
  • Carry enough food, water, fuel, vehicle spares for your trip.
  • Pack a first-aid kit, sunscreen, insect repellent, sturdy shoes, hat and water bottle.
  • Rubbish bins are not provided. Please bring rubbish bags and take all recyclables and rubbish with you when you leave.
  • Bring clean milled firewood—such as untreated mill off cuts—if you are intending to have an open fire. It is illegal to collect wood from the national park.
  • Bring you camera and binoculars for viewing wildlife.

Opening hours

Tregole National Park is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Domestic animals are not permitted in Tregole National Park.

Climate and weather

In summer, the average temperature is approximately 35oC, and the maximum temperature can reach over 40°C. Throughout the winter months, the average temperature is approximately 20oC and minimum temperatures can drop below 5oC.

The average annual rainfall is 465mm, with most of it falling over the summer months.

Traffic and road conditions

After heavy rain, roads may become impassable. Creeks are subject to flooding. Check with the Department of Transport and Main Roads (13 19 40) for local and main road conditions before setting out.

Fuel and supplies

Fuel and supplies are available in Morven, 11km from the national park. Alternatively, Charleville and Mitchell are 100km from the park.

Staying safe

For your safety ensure that you:

  • Plan your trip carefully.
  • Inform a reasonable person of your itinerary.
  • Carry adequate supplies of food, water, fuel, vehicle spares and medical supplies.
  • Always wear seat belts and look out for wildlife on the roads.
  • Observe and comply with all regulatory and closure signs.

Please take care. Mobile phone coverage is unreliable.

For more information, please read the guidelines on safety in parks and forests.

In an emergency

In case of accident or other emergency:

  • call Triple Zero (000)
  • advise the location and nature of the emergency
  • stay on the phone until you are told to hang up.
  • The nearest hospital is located at Morven (11km from the national park).

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 Jack Smith Scrub Conservation Park.
  • Take care with fire. Clear away any flammable material for a metre around campfires and ensure your fire is out (with water) before you leave.
  • Bury toilet waste at least 15cm deep and 150m from any watercourse.
  • Preferably use fuel stoves. The collection of firewood from the national park is prohibited. Bring your own clean milled firewood.
  • Please remove your rubbish from the state forest and leave campsites clean and tidy.
  • Do not contaminate waterholes with detergents, soap, shampoos or human waste.
  • Drive only on declared roads indicated on the 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 Tregole 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.

For information on road conditions contact Department of Transport and Main Roads (13 19 40).

Further information

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Last updated
12 March 2019