Woowoonga National Park

What's special?

 

Hilly country clothed in dry rainforest with towering hoop pines and open eucalypt forest is protected in Woowoonga Forest Reserve along the Woowoonga Range.

Exploring Woowoonga

 

Have a picnic or barbecue beside a rocky creek in the forest. A sheltered picnic table, tank water and a wood barbecue are provided.
Hike through the vine thicket and open forest to Mt Woowoonga for spectacular views over the Biggenden and Maryborough area.
Go birdwatching. See flocks of red-tailed black-cockatoos in summer.
Bush camping is not allowed. Accommodation is available in nearby Biggenden.

 

Walking

 

A rough trail leads through the vine forest to the summit of Mt Woowoonga. This trail is suitable for experienced bushwalkers only. Take a compass and follow the red markers. Start your walk near the picnic area. Wear a hat and sunscreen. Take water and stay on the trail. The walk to Mt Woowoonga takes about three hours return.

 

Getting there

 

Woowoonga is about 90 minutes' drive from Maryborough and 14km north of Biggenden. Turn off the Childers Road into Giles Road 6.5km north of Biggenden. Drive 2.5km then turn left into Woowoonga Hall Road. Continue for 2km then turn right into Mt Woowoonga Road and continue 3km to the picnic area.

 

Further information

 

QPWS Maryborough
Cnr Alice and Lennox Sts, Maryborough
PO Box 101, Maryborough QLD 4650
ph (07) 4121 1800
fax (07) 4121 1650

 

Information for this National Park has been supplied courtesy of Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

 

 

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