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Girraween National Park

Girraween National Park Review

One of the most popular parks in southeast Queensland, Girraween National Park—meaning "Place of Flowers"—sits at the end of the New England Tableland, a stepped plateau area with elevations ranging from 1,968 to 4,921 feet. The 17 km (11 miles) of walking tracks, most starting near the information center and picnic area, wind past granite outcrops, giant boulders, eucalyptus forests, and spectacular wildflowers in spring. Along the way you might encounter kangaroos, echidnas, brush-tailed possums, and turquoise parrots. To camp, you'll need a permit from NPRSR (

Updated: 01-15-2014

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