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Make life epic and explore Queensland National Parks
From day trips to weekend camping, from short walks to multi-day hikes and adrenaline adventures, our parks and forests have something for everyone!
So, whether you're new to camping, or seasoned campers looking for new places to peg your tent, whether you’re seeking active fun such as bushwalks and picnics, looking for journeys of discovery into incredible landscapes, culture and history, or chasing the next challenge on mountain bike trails and paddling expeditions, we've loads of handy hacks and epic destinations for you to explore.
Be inspired to think outside in Queensland National Parks!
Did you know you can experience echoes of our colonial past within a stone’s throw of our capital city? Living history on our very doorstep!
Mon Repos is all about turtles, right? Yes and no. It is home to some of the most amazing turtle experiences on offer but it also boasts great ‘beachy’ outdoor fun with a dash of intriguing history thrown in.
Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre is a hidden gem right on Brisbane’s doorstep! Hidden in plain sight, that is!
‘Go west, young man, go west. There is health in the country, and room away from our crowds …’
We all love to visit Queensland’s parks and forests, and we want to leave them for our children and theirs to enjoy. How can we make sure we leave no trace when we visit?
Sweat dripping from your brow, you take off your backpack and sit down on a rock beside a cool stream. You splash your face and take a long drink of water from your bottle. Your clothes are sodden with sweat and sticking to your back.
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Last updated: 01 June 2020