Goldsborough Valley camping area
This grassy, shady site for self-sufficient campers is on the banks of the Mulgrave River, 25 km south-west of Gordonvale. There are 4 numbered sites for e-permit holders, each with its own alcove. Open fires are permitted in the existing fire rings. Check out the Goldfield trail, a 19 km one-way (7–9 hr) track following the footsteps of the gold prospectors from the camping area along the Mulgrave River. Bring firewood and drinking water.
How to book: NPRSR 13 7468 www.nprsr.qld.gov.au Permits: camping permit required Camping fees: fees can be paid and permits acquired for Goldsborough Valley at the self-registration station
This campsite is located in Wooroonooran National Park
Part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, Wooroonooran National Park boasts the 2 highest mountains in Qld, including Mt Bartle Frere, along with wild rivers, spectacular waterfalls and lush rainforests, which blanket the landscape from foothills to summits. Widely regarded as one of the most scenic areas of the Wet Tropics, yet receiving few visitors, Wooroonooran is one of Qld’s best-kept secrets. The Misty Mountains Wilderness Walking Tracks pass through Wooroonooran; the campsite at Downey Creek is for hikers only. A small number of self-registration sites are available at Goldsborough Valley, but advance bookings are required for all other areas.
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