Wooroonooran National Park offers visitors a variety of recreational opportunities. Walshs Pyramid provides a challenging hiking trail not far from Cairns, while Goldsborough Valley offers opportunities for canoeing, mountain biking, walking and camping. Josephine Falls features a cascading waterfall and the beginning of the trail up Queensland’s highest peak—Bartle Frere, while Palmerston (Doongan) is renowned for beautiful rainforest, wild rivers, steep gorges, cascading waterfalls and the Mamu Tropical Skywalk.
- Walshs Pyramid 26km south of Cairns
- Goldsborough Valley 46km south-west of Cairns
- Josephine Falls 75km south of Cairns
- Palmerston (Doongan) 33km west of Innisfail
- Bartle Frere trail 75km south of Cairns and 35km south-east of Atherton
- Goldfield trail 23km (north-west end) and 58km (south-east end) south of Cairns
- Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
- Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
- Picnic tables (some sheltered)
- Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
- Canoeing and kayaking
- World Heritage
Highlights and announcements
Dramatic! Exhilarating! Invigorating! The wet season is an exciting time of year to explore the tropics of north Queensland.
- Temporary closure: Wajil walk (Kearneys Falls walking track), Goldsborough Valley section, Wooroonooran National Park 19 August 2021 to 31 January 2022