Goldfield trail, Wooroonooran National Park Tropical North Queensland

Lush rainforest, creek crossings, king ferns, and the Mulgrave River are features of the Goldfield trail. Photo credit: Queensland Government

The Goldfield trail follows a 19 km historic path through the rainforest of Wooroonooran National Park. It crosses numerous picturesque creeks and climbs over a low saddle between Queensland’s two highest peaks, Bartle Frere and Bellenden Ker.


North-west end 23 km south of Cairns, south-east end 58 km south of Cairns


The Dulabed Malanbarra Yidinji Aboriginal people, the Traditional Owners of the area, welcome you to their country. They ask that you respect this special place.

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Park facilities

  • Lookout
  • Tent camping
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • World Heritage