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Welford National Park
Jundah, Far West

Free Entry - Entry Information

13 0013 0372
13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/welford/index.html

Description

In Welford National Park, wind-blown sand dunes form a dramatic contrast to white-barked ghost gums, golden-green spinifex and delicate wildflowers. The Barcoo River, with its large permanent waterholes, dissects Mitchell grass plains and arid mulga woodlands.

Remnants of Aboriginal heritage and use, including water wells and stone arrangements, are found throughout the park. A rare pise (rammed earth) homestead, built on this former grazing property in 1882, is now staff quarters.

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Watch wildlife, including colourful Major Mitchell cockatoos, mallee ringnecks and red-winged parrots. Red and grey kangaroos and wallaroos are a common sight at Welford. Drive the self-guided scenic tracks around the park. Go fishing (size and big limits apply). Enjoy bush camping at Little Boomerang or Trafalgar waterholes, on the Barcoo River. Camping fees apply.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

How To Get There:
Welford National Park's northern boundary is 30 kilometres south-east of Jundah and the park has a northern and southern entrance. The park can be accessed from either Jundah, Windorah, Blackall or Quilpie. Four wheel drive recommended. Roads become impassable in wet weather.


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Welford National Park - Print Brochure
Map of Welford National Park
Off the Jundah-Quilpie Road
Jundah
Queensland 4736 Australia

Contact Details

13 0013 0372
13 7468

 

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