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Cedar block day-use area, Ravensbourne NP
Rainforest circuit, Ravensbourne National Park
Picnic at Gus Beutel lookout, Ravensbourne
Map of Ravensbourne National Park
Esk-Hampton Road
Ravensbourne National Park
Ravensbourne
Queensland 4352 Australia

Ravensbourne National Park
Ravensbourne, Toowoomba Area

Free Entry

13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/ravensbourne/index.html

Description

For many years, Ravensbourne National Park was a traditional stop over for Aboriginal people on their way to and from bunya festivals in the Bunya Mountains. Today, visitors come to admire rainforest remnants, majestic Sydney blue gums and more than 80 bird species, including green catbirds and vulnerable black-breasted button-quail. Under the rainforest's dense canopy, orchids and elkhorns thrive.

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Picnic at either Blackbean or Cedar Block day-use area and explore the park's five short tracks (the longest is two hours). Near Cedar Block's self-guiding walk, Gus Beutel lookout gives panoramic views of the Lockyer Valley and Scenic Rim. On other tracks, watch for red-tailed black-cockatoos in the she-oaks and listen for the ringing calls of paradise riflebirds. Lorikeets and fairy-wrens are also often seen. Bring wood to enjoy a barbecue at either picnic area. Stay at nearby Crows Nest National Park, at Cressbrook Dam or in nearby towns.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Walking
    Walking

Open Times

Note: The park is a day-use park only. It is open during day light hours.

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

How To Get There

The park turn-off is 17 kilometres east of Hampton or 33 kilometres west of Esk, on the Hampton-Esk Road.

Inclusion

Entry to the park is free of charge.


Free Entry


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