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Forest Den National Park
Longreach, Central West

Free Entry - Entry Information

07 4652 7333
13 7468
www.epa.qld.gov.au

Description

Mitchell grass plains and gidgee woodlands are protected in this remote park in the Torrens Creek catchment in central-western Queensland. Forest Den National Park's semi-permanent waterholes along Torrens and Paradise Creeks provide a refuge for travellers and wildlife alike.

This 5890 hectare park conserves a wide diversity of plants, some unique to this reserve within the region. Although used as grazing land for more than 100 years, little remains of this era apart from a few pastoral relics—fences, gateways and a derelict round timber bridge over Torrens Creek.

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Enjoy birdwatching in the cooler hours of dusk and dawn. Whistling kites, brown falcons, and waterbirds including white ibis, royal spoonbills, darters, Pacific herons, egrets and rufus-throated honeyeaters nest by the waterholes. Picnic on the banks of Torrens Creek or camp at Four Mile Waterhole. No facilities are provided. Camping fees apply.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

How To Get There:
Forest Den National Park is 100 kilometres north of Aramac. Take the Corinda turn-off on Torrens Creek Road and travel east. Turn left after five kilometres and head north for a further 4.5 kilometres to Four Mile Waterhole. Four-wheel-drive is recommended and you may be stranded in wet weather.


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Forest Den National Park - Print Brochure
Map of Forest Den National Park
Landsborough Highway
Longreach
Queensland 4730 Australia

Contact Details

07 4652 7333
13 7468

 

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