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Goomburra, Main Range National Park
Goomburra, Southern Downs Area

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13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/main-range/about.html

Description

Goomburra is one of four visitor nodes of Main Range National Park - part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Rugged mountain ranges, spectacular lookouts, trickling streams and rare wildlife make this a very special place.

Two open, grassy camping areas hug Dalrymple Creek in the western foothills of the range; close to three walking tracks ranging from an easy 1.2 kilometre circuit suitable for wheelchairs with assistance, to a six kilometre track showcasing waterfalls and freshwater habitats. A short four-wheel-drive away, two more tracks lead to scenic lookouts, both within an hour's walk. Several longer walks can also be chosen, including along an old forestry snigging trail to a winder used back when timber was hauled from these forests.

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Look for New England blackbutt and manna gums in dry open forests; giant spear lillies on cliff edges; and vines, palms and epiphytes in the rainforests of moist gullies and the escarpment. Watch for echidnas and koalas. See satin bowerbirds and variegated fairy-wrens, or listen to the calls of shy yellow-tailed black-cockatoos. Goomburra is a special area for frogs; keep to tracks and please do not disturb rocks or pollute watercourses.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome. Supervise children closely - especially near the creek and at cliff edges.

Disabled:
The Goomburra section of Main Range National Park has wheelchair access to toilets in the Manna Gum camping area and a track that is suitable for wheelchairs with assistance — the Dalrymple circuit (1.2 kilometre return).

Further Details:
Camping permits are required and fees apply. Book online or by phone.

How To Get There:
The park is 97 kilometres from Toowoomba or 68 kilometres from Warwick. Turn off either the Cunningham Highway or the New England Highway and follow the signs. The last six kilometres is unsealed and may be closed after heavy rain.


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Map of Goomburra, Main Range National Park
Forestry Reserve Road
Goomburra
Queensland 4362 Australia

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