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The Copper Mines Walk
Herberton, Tablelands Area

Free Entry - Entry Information

1300 130 372
info@derm.qld.gov.au
www.derm.qld.gov.au

Description

The Copper Mines Walk is an easy walk that follows a gravel bush track along the sides of a small stream with a rocky bed in an historic mining settlement. The walk leads to the base of a hill where evidence of mining is very obvious.

Copper was the main mineral mined here, hence the strong discolouration present. The really adventurous might like to follow the faint bridle trail to the right. This trail ends at Anniversary Falls, a retreat used in the early days.

About the Walk

1.5 kilometre
1 hour
Short Walk
Easy
Return
Trail starts at the carpark at the upper Grace Street Lookout

Walk Highlights

  • Historic mining settlement
  • Diversity of native flora
  • Mountain heathland

Walk Hints

Please do not attempt to enter any mines or tunnels.

Take drinking water and wear a hat and sunscreen in this tropcical environment.

Detailed information on this and other walks in the region can be found in the Herberton Mining Visitor Centre.

Best Time To Go

Visit between March and October when weather and track conditions are at their best.

Property Details

Facilities

  • Car park
    Car park
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Further Details:
Visit between March and October when weather and track conditions are at their best. Highlights of The Copper Mines Walk include: historic mining settlement, diversity of native flora and mountain heathland. This is a one and a half kilometre easy walk which should take approximately one hour to complete. Please do not attempt to enter any mines or tunnels. Take drinking water and wear a hat and sunscreen in this tropcical environment. Detailed information on this and other walks in the region can be found in the Herberton Mining Visitor Centre.

How To Get There:
Herberton is one and a half hours west of Cairns via Gordonvale and Atherton and well signposted.


Free Entry


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The Copper Mines Walk - Print Brochure
Map of The Copper Mines Walk
Jacks Road
Herberton
Queensland 4872 Australia

Contact Details

1300 130 372

 

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