Mount Moffatt, Carnarvon National Park

Mitchell, Maranoa Area

Revel in the wild and diverse landscapes of Mount Moffatt. Broad, sandy valleys of the Maranoa River are covered with open, grassy woodlands. Striking outcrops of sculpted sandstone rise above the trees.

In the north-east of the park, sandstone cliffs lead up to the basalt-topped ridges of the Great Dividing Range. At more than 1000 metres above sea level, the Consuelo Tableland is the highest plateau in Queensland. Spectacular views reveal a sweeping landscape of mountain ranges, rugged peaks, escarpments and gorges.

Mount Moffatt's rich mosaic of open woodlands, forests and plains is home to a huge variety of plant and animal species.

This is also a place rich in human history. Aboriginal rock art is evidence of people's connection with the land that stretches back for at least 19,000 years. Stockyards and fences are a reminder of the area's history as a cattle station.

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  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

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