Palm Creek Circuit

Ravensbourne, Toowoomba Area

The Palm Creek circuit at Ravensbourne National Park leaves the Buaraba Creek track and crosses Palm Creek-named after the piccabeen palms (Archontophoenix cunninghamiana) covering its steep banks. Look in the canopy for epiphytes growing on taller trees and birds feasting on palm tree fruits. A short side track leads along a eucalypt forest ridge to a small sandstone overhang.

Journey Details

1.25 Hours
3.6 Kilometres


  • Birdwatching

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Ravensbourne National Park
National Park Road
Ravensbourne, Toowoomba Area

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The Palm Creek circuit is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please visit the web site for the latest park information including opening hours and safety messages.

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Level 3: Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience
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