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Mount Spec, Paluma Range National Park
Paluma, Charters Towers Area

Free Entry

13 0013 0372
1300 130 372
csc@epa.qld.gov.au
www.derm.qld.gov.au/parks/paluma-mount-spec/index.html

Description

Mount Spec, Paluma Range National Park is an accessible, scenic section of Paluma Range National Park, the most southerly park in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Straddling the Paluma Range, the upland rainforests are crossed by a maze of streams and cascades. Open eucalypt forests dominate the lower slopes. Casuarinas fringe the creeks. Escape the summer heat by picnicking near the creek. Go birdwatching and look for logrunners, Macleay's honeyeaters and brush turkeys. If you are lucky you might see the golden bowerbird - the male decorates his bower with green and yellow leaves and flowers. For a glimpse of the past, visit Paluma, a village in the rainforest.

Property Details

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform

Activities

  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Walking
    Walking

Open Times

Note: Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

How To Get There

Travel 61 kilometres north of Townsville, 40 kilometres south of Ingham. Access is by conventional vehicle. Parts of the road are narrow, windy and unsealed, and unsuitable for caravans.


Free Entry


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