Tchupala Falls track, Palmerston (Doongan)
About 2km uphill from Crawfords lookout on the right, via the highway, a track leads to Tchupala Falls. After about 200m, the track splits. The right-hand track continues for 400m to Tchupala Falls where Henrietta Creek tumbles over a basalt barricade, one of many created by past volcanic activity. This is a permanently damp place supporting ferns, mosses and other moisture-loving plants.
- Journey type
- 1.2km return Start and finish points are the same and the traveller must return via the same path
- Time suggested
- Allow 40min walking time.
- Grade 2 walking track
- Conventional vehicle
Getting there and getting around
The Tchupala Falls track starts off the Palmerston highway, from a roadside carpark approximately 2km up the range from Crawfords lookout. For more directions see Visiting Palmerston safely.
There are no wheelchair-accessible facilities.
Before you visit
Tchupala Falls track is open 24 hours a day.
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.
For more safety information see Visiting Palmerston safely and Walk with care.
- Temporary road closure: Bora Ground and Malaan roads, Wooroonooran National Park 23 March to 1 August 2023
- Temporary road and camping area closure: K-Tree Road, Maple Creek Road and South Johnstone camping area. Temporary partial road closure: Sutties Gap Road, Misty Mountains, Wooroonooran National Park 12 May to 30 September 2023