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Parks and forests with camping around Townsville

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Barnard Island Group National Park
…comprises seven continental islands: Bresnahan, Hutchinson, Jessie, Kent and Lindquist (North Barnard islands) and Sisters and Stephens (South Barnard…
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Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park
Blencoe Falls in Girringun National Park plunges 90m to the pool below, before cascading a further 230m to the depths of Blencoe Gorge. Activities in the…
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Bowling Green Bay National Park
…features mountains, wetlands, saltpans, mangrove forests and coastal plain. The three park sections are Mount Elliot section, Cape Cleveland section…
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Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest
Broadwater, in Abergowrie State Forest, contains tropical rainforest, open eucalypt forest and exotic pine plantations adjacent to the Wet Tropics World…
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Dalrymple National Park
…features ancient lava flows, the Burdekin River, Mount Keelbottom and part of the old Dalrymple township site. The park is remote and undeveloped. Camping…
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Family Islands National Park
…a chain of scenic continental islands, close to the Wet Tropics. Dunk Island is the largest; other islands include Wheeler (Toolgbar), Coombe, Smith (Kurrumbah)…
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Girramay National Park
…has two accessible sections, Edmund Kennedy and Murray Falls, and includes wetlands, mangroves, coastal environments and waterfall cascade.
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Girringun National Park
…has six sections: Blencoe Falls, the Dalrymple Gap track, Mount Fox, Princess Hills, Wairuna and Wallaman Falls,
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Goold Island National Park
…a tall, forested hill with granite outcrops, eucalypt woodlands and sandy beaches. There are designated camping areas and walking tracks.
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Hinchinbrook Island National Park
…within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The island is renowned for its range of habitats including heath, rainforest and extensive eucalypt…
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Jourama Falls, Paluma Range National Park
…features a waterfall on Waterview Creek, rainforest, vine forest and open woodland. There is a camping area in a large clearing beside Waterview Creek.
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Juwun and Jambal walks, Wet Tropics Great Walk
Juwun and Jambal walks in the Wet Tropics Great Walk provide challenging walking adventures in a remote and isolated area. Details are provided of track…
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Mount Spec, Paluma Range National Park
…in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, has something for everyone - camping, short and long walks, picnic areas, lookouts and swimming holes. Munan Gumburu…
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Murray Falls, Girramay National Park
Murray Falls in Girramay National Park, is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and features rainforest, mountains and cascades. Camping is permitted…
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Orpheus Island National Park
…within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, has no roads or formal walking tracks. Self-sufficient camping is permitted. The surrounding reefs…
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Paluma Range National Park
…in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, includes the Jourama Falls section and the Mount Spec section.
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Porcupine Gorge National Park
…features sandstone cliffs, forest and waterholes. Camping is available at the Pyramid campground and there are walking tracks to the bottom of the gorge…
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Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island National Park
Hinchinbrook Island National Park is located 8km from the Queensland coast at Cardwell. The Thorsborne Trail is 32km along the island's east coast. Information…
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Wallaman Falls Section, Wet Tropics Great Walk
Wallaman Falls Section in the Girringun National Park forms part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. The three walking tracks are the Buujan Quiinbiira…
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Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park
Wallaman Falls in Girringun National Park is the highest, permanent, single-drop waterfall in Australia and is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area…
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Wet Tropics Great Walk
…includes the Wallaman Falls Section and the Juwun and Jambal walks which begin near Blencoe Falls. Experiences include overnight camping in the Wallaman…
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White Mountains National Park
…140 km south-west of Charters Towers. The park protects 14 different ecosystems. The access road may be closed during the wet season. Camping with limited…
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Last updated:
13 April 2018