Clump Mountain National Park contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland. This forest type once grew extensively throughout these coastal lowlands but, due to clearing for farming, little now remains. These remnants are important habitat for the endangered southern cassowary, a large flightless bird found only in the tropical rainforests of Queensland and New Guinea.... more
Bicton Hill is the main feature of Clump Mountain National Park. A circuit walking track up this moderately steep hill offers visitors spectacular mainland and island views, and a chance to see rare rainforest plants and the elusive cassowary. Stay on the track at all times and take care around cliffs, steep slopes and at the lookout.
Clump Mountain National Park has historical significance for both Indigenous and European people. It is part of the traditional country of the Djiru Aboriginal people. Nearby Bingil Bay was a favourite camping spot and rainforest plants were used by the Djiru to make fish nets, shelters, tools, weapons and medicines. The summit of Bicton Hill was used as a lookout by the Djiru Aboriginal people and later as a ship lookout by the Cutten brothers, the area's first permanent European residents. They named their property 'Bicton' after the town in Devon, England.... less
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