Tully Gorge National Park

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Tully Gorge National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
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Tully Gorge National Park is located in Queensland
Tully Gorge National Park
Tully Gorge National Park
Coordinates 17°35′30″S 145°34′5″E / 17.59167°S 145.56806°E / -17.59167; 145.56806Coordinates: 17°35′30″S 145°34′5″E / 17.59167°S 145.56806°E / -17.59167; 145.56806
Established 1923
Area 543 km2 (210 sq mi)
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
See also Protected areas of Queensland

Tully Gorge is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 1,338 km northwest of Brisbane. The park forms part of the Wooroonooran Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because it supports populations of a range of bird species endemic to Queensland’s Wet Tropics.[1]

Waterfalls[edit]

Follow Tully Falls Road to the Tully Gorge Lookout. Tully Falls only run in a big wet season, but the walls of rock and rainforest which plunge 300 m (984 feet) down to the Tully River are still an awe-inspiring sight. An 800 m track takes walkers to the Tully River above the falls. Tully Falls Road begins on the outskirts of Ravenshoe at the junction of the Mount Garnet Road. The Tully Gorge National Park turnoff is 24 km down the road. A 1 km gravel road leads to a carpark and viewing platform.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International. (2011). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wooroonooran. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 2011-12-02.