Wooroonooran National Park
Goldsborough Valley, Palmerston and Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park. Photos: Rob Ashdown, NPRSR; Julie Swartz, NPRSR; and NPRSR.
- Impacts of Cyclone Yasi
These parks were recently affected by Cyclone Yasi. To find out more about Cyclone impacts on the parks and their ongoing recovery, see Cyclone Yasi.
Facilities and activities
- Walshs Pyramid 26 km south of Cairns
- Goldsborough Valley 46 km south-west of Cairns
- Josephine Falls 75 km south of Cairns
- Palmerston (Doongan) 33 km west of Innisfail
- Bartle Frere trail 75 km south of Cairns and 35 km south-east of Atherton
- Goldfield trail 23 km (north-west end) and 58 km (south-east end) south of Cairns
Wooroonooran National Park offers visitors a variety of recreational opportunities. Walshs Pyramid provides a challenging hiking trail not far from Cairns, while Goldsborough Valley offers opportunities for canoeing, mountain biking, walking and camping. Josephine Falls features a cascading waterfall and the beginning of the trail up Queensland’s highest peak—Bartle Frere, while Palmerston (Doongan) is renowned for beautiful rainforest, wild rivers, steep gorges, cascading waterfalls and the Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway.
- Wooroonooran National Park map
- Bartle Frere trail map
- Goldfield trail map
- Goldsborough Valley map
- Josephine Falls map
- Palmerston (Doongan) map
- Wet tropics coast Cardwell to Cairns national parks visitor guide
- Wet Tropics Management Authority
- Species lists
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