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Dalrymple National Park

Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area

Free Entry 

Ancient lava flows, fossilised limestone and the Burdekin River, the largest river in Queensland, are features of this park in the Charters Towers area. Mount Keelbottom rises 130 metres above the surrounding plain and part of the old Dalrymple township site can be found in the park. It was one of the first inland settlements in northern Australia and has links with the discovery of gold in the area in the mid-1800s. Parts of the township are privately owned. Please respect private property signs.

In the dry season, bush camp along the sandy edges of the Burdekin River. Explore the undeveloped walking trails that follow the river and Fletcher Creek, and discover basalt flows and a peaceful riverside setting. Longer hikes to Mount Keelbottom should only be undertaken by well-equipped and experienced walkers. Watch waterbirds from the river's edge. Ride trail-bikes and mountain bikes on the internal roads through the park.

Open Times

Public Holiday: Access to the park may not be possible during wet periods which may occur between November and May. ......

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Walking Tracks
via Gregory Development Road (Lynd Highway)
Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area
Queensland
Australia

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