Davies Creek National Park, Mareeba

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National Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Davies Creek National Park is in Far North Queensland, Australia, 1,392 km northwest of Brisbane, 20 km south west of Cairns. The park is located on the Atherton Tableland within the Barron River water catchment. It lies within the Einasleigh Uplands and Wet Tropics of Queensland bioregions.
It is picturesque with its granite outcrops, the Davies Creek Falls and open eucalypt woodland. Davies Creek raises in the Lamb Range and eventually flows into the Barron River. The park is important as a preserve of the northern bettong, an endangered species. A total of five rare or threatened species have been identified in the park.
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  • I did this beautiful circuit walk with a local bushwalking group one Sunday and it’s an excellent half day walk to try (allow 3 hours). In terms of distance, the sign from the trailhead indicates 8km....  more »
  • We camped at upper Davies creek. We were unsure if we could make it in our 2wd rental camper but we did!! Road is gravel but absolutely fine all the way to the camp site, small access road to actual.....  more »
  • This is a great spot for a day trip.off the beaten path a little but well worth it.great spot for swimming when the water is down. enjoyable walks and camping if you want.Well worth a look.
  • Our favourite camp spot in Far North Queensland. I would particularly recommend going when its really hot during storm season so you can make the most of the cool streams and plunge pools that are scattered throughout the park.

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