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Ravensbourne National Park

Location: Ravensbourne, QLD | Type: Natural Attractions

Address:
Esk-Hampton Road
Ravensbourne National Park
Ravensbourne, Queensland 4352

Phone:  137468
Email: qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
Website: www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/ravensbourne/index.html

More Info

For many years, Ravensbourne National Park was a traditional stop over for Aboriginal people on their way to and from bunya festivals in the Bunya Mountains. Today, visitors come to admire rainforest remnants, majestic Sydney blue gums and more than 80 bird species, including green catbirds and vulnerable black-breasted button-quail. Under the rainforest's dense canopy, orchids and elkhorns thrive.

Picnic at either Blackbean or Cedar Block day-use area and explore the park's five short tracks (the longest is two hours). Near Cedar Block's self-guiding walk, Gus Beutel lookout gives panoramic views of the Lockyer Valley and Scenic Rim. On other tracks, watch for red-tailed black-cockatoos in the she-oaks and listen for the ringing calls of paradise riflebirds. Lorikeets and fairy-wrens are also often seen. Bring wood to enjoy a barbecue at either picnic area. There is no camping on-site. Stay at nearby Crows Nest National Park, at Cressbrook Dam or in nearby towns.

Contact Us

Phone:  137468

Email: qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
Website: www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/ravensbourne/index.html

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Children Catered For:Yes.

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  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet