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Rainforest & Wildlife

Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest

  • Address

    Elphinston Pocket Road via Aboergowrie Road
    Ingham
    Queensland 4850, Australia

Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest

In the scenic Herbert River Valley, Abergowrie State Forest features tropical rainforest, open eucalypt forest and exotic pine plantations adjacent to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Broadwater is a large grassy clearing, shaded by tall eucalypts, beside a cool waters of Broadwater Creek.

Set up camp beside the creek and relax in the peaceful surrounds. Book camping well in advance for holiday periods. Stroll along the 1.6 kilometre return Rainforest walk through endangered riparian rainforest and check out the huge old Broadwater fig. Try the longer 3 kilometre return Creek walk through eucalypt and riparian forest to the delightful pools along Broadwater Creek. Cool off with a swim in the pools in the creek. Birdwatch in the rainforest and look for wallabies in the open forest in the afternoons.

Location

Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest

Elphinston Pocket Road via Aboergowrie Road
Ingham
Queensland 4850, Australia

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Facilities

  • Carpark

  • Barbeque

  • Public toilet

  • Facilities bar

  • Picnic area

  • Free

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