This park features ancient and recent volcanic flows, open grassy woodland, the headwaters of several creeks, and an island of dry rainforest remnant in a sea of eucalypt woodland. Large bottle trees, along with fig, Burdekin plum and white cedar trees drop their leaves in the dry season but spring to life with summer rain.... more
Break your journey along the Kennedy Highway and have a picnic at the sheltered tables at Forty Mile Scrub. Learn about the plants and animals found in this park on the short, self-guided walk through this unique forest. Listen for the ringing calls of pied currawongs and look for lemon-bellied flycatchers, rufous fantails and other birds in the trees.... less
There is access for guests with a disability. The picnic facilities, toilets and track are wheelchair-accessible.
How To Get There
Drive south-west along the Kennedy Highway to Mount Garnet. Forty Mile Scrub National Park straddles the Kennedy Highway, 65 kilometres south-west of Mount Garnet. The Kennedy Highway is sealed—conventional vehicles can access the park. The park may also be reached from the south, via Greenvale, or the west, via the Gulf Developmental Road through Georgetown
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