Palmerston (Doongan), Wooroonooran National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Paul Curtis © Queensland Government

Gooligans picnic area to Henrietta camping area track, Palmerston (Doongan)

This short track connects Gooligans picnic area with the camping area and involves wading across Henrietta Creek.

Journey type
800m one way A path where the start point is different to the finish point
Time suggested
Allow 30min walking time.
Grade 2 walking track

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Journey facilities

  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Walking

Getting there and getting around

The track between Gooligans picnic area and Henrietta Creek camping area can be accessed from either trail end. Both trail heads have car parks which are located off the Palmerston highway (PDF, 917.9KB) . For more directions see Visiting Palmerston safely.

Wheelchair access

There are no wheelchair-accessible facilities.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Gooligans picnic area to Henrietta camping area track is open 24 hours a day.

Seasonal closures

This walking track may be closed during the wetter months, between October and May, because of flooding creeks. Additional closures may occur for management purposes including pest plant and pest animal control.

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Palmerston safely and Walk with care.