Cania Gorge National Park conserves a spectacular landscape of prominent sandstone cliffs, caves, eucalypt forest and dry rainforest on sheltered slopes.
Follow the Dripping Rock track for 400 metres before taking a right turn over the bridge across Russell Gully. A moderately steep track leads to the cliff face, where a sidetrack branches north to Dragon Cave (1.8 kilometres return).... more
The southern branch of the track leads to Bloodwood Cave, so called because the roots of a bloodwood tree can be seen at the left-hand side of the cave.... less
Be careful around cliff edges and always carry water. Whilst there is no camping in the national park, private campgrounds are located in the Gorge. Keep to the walking tracks as shortcuts cause erosion.
Particularly in spring when you can see red kurrajong flowers in bloom.
The best time to visit the Dragon Cave and Bloodwood Cave is in spring when you can see red kurrajong flowers in bloom. Features of the walk include: rewarding views, sandstone cliffs, abundant birdlife and caves.
The Dragon Cave and Bloodwood Cave walk is approximately 2.6 kilometres long and takes approximately one hour to complete. The walk is classified as moderately difficult. Be careful around cliff edges and always carry water. Whilst there is no camping in the national park, private campgrounds are located in the Gorge. Keep to the walking tracks as shortcuts cause erosion.
How To Get There
Cania Gorge National Park can be reached by turning off the Burnett Highway 12 kilometres north of Monto or 77 kilometres south of Biloela, then drive eight kilometres past Moonford to the main picnic area.
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