The Crows Nest National Park is at Three Mile Road, Crows Nest, Toowoomba Area. Discover amazing scenery, a picturesque waterfall, granite outcrops and forest remnants.
The Crows Nest National Park is a refuge for wildlife such as echidnas, patypus, swamp wallabies, lace monitors, bandicoots, Petrogale penicillata which is already almost extinct in Queensland.
What is there to do at the Crows Nest National Park?
- Enjoy a picnic at the Crows Nest Creek which has picnic tables and gas barbecues.
- Enjoy a night at the camping area complete with caravan sites, unpowered tents, fireplaces, toilets and even boil-your-own wash bush showers. You will need to secure the necessary camping permits and pay the corresponding fees.
BushwalkingCrows Nest National Park is one of the best things to do in the Crow Nest National Park.
- Walk the distance of 4500 meters (with return) for approximately 1 hour and 30minutes to the Koonin Lookout. Here you will get a bird’s eye view of the rolling hills surrounding Ravensbourne and the Valley of Diamonds. Along the way, you will tiny ground orchids and lichen patterns adorning the rocks.
- Walk the distance of 2100 meters (with return) for approximately 45 minutes to the Crows Nest Falls Lookout. The Crows Nest Falls water plunges over granite cliffs.
The Crows Nest National Park also includes open eucalypt forests with a variety of native animals.
If you are lucky, you may see a Greater Glider, Feathertail Glider or Sugar Glider swinging between the trees at night. You may also have the chance to hear one of the tricks of a Brushtail Possum or perhaps a Swamp Wallaby by the creek.
Many species of eucalyptus can be found in the Crows Nest Falls. Rare plants such as ionema obtusifolia, Correa reflexa and Kunzea flavescens can also be found in the area.
Crows Nest National Park is best visited after a regular rainfall. Entrance fee to the park is $5.75 per person or $23 per family of up to 8 persons. The camping site needs advance booking through www.nprsr.qld.gov.au or by phone at 13 74 68 (13 QGOV).
For more great picnic areas, Check out the Picnic Point.
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