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Smithfield Conservation Park

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Myrtle rust found

Myrtle rust—a fungal disease affecting many native plants—has been found in this park. The disease poses a significant threat to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Learn more about myrtle rust and how to minimise its spread.

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16km north of Cairns

What's special

In the foothills of the coastal range, bordering Kuranda National Park and Smithfield residential area, this small park encompasses tropical rainforest gullies and eucalypt woodlands, and provides shared trails for bush walkers and mountain bikers.

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Last updated
2 January 2018