Weeping bottlebrush, river she-oak and forest red gum line watercourses while dry vine scrubs grow in sheltered gullies where soil and moisture accumulate at Crows Nest Falls.
On steep slopes and cliff tops, eucalypts tower over a thick understorey of shrubs and small trees. Wildflowers, including the rare Acacia granitica, flourish in the shallow, rocky soils and provide colourful displays in spring and summer.... more
Explore Crows Nest Creek, the falls and the Valley of Diamonds by following walking tracks that start at the picnic ground. Lookouts provide views over the Valley of Diamonds. Seasonal wildflowers provide interest for photographers and naturalists, and spotlighting for nocturnal native animals can be rewarding.
Picnic and camping areas are provided (a camping permit is required). The campground includes unpowered sites for tents and caravans. Showers, toilets, barbecues, tables, water and firewood are also provided.... less
How To Get There
Crows Nest National Park is approximately 56 kilometres north of Toowoomba.
At the police station in Crows Nest, turn east off the New England Highway and travel east for six kilometres, following the signs. The road to the park is sealed.
Camping permits are required and fees apply. For more information contact Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services Toowoomba District Office.