Paluma State Forest, Paluma

#57 of 257 in Nature in Queensland
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
Lush and richly vegetated, Paluma State Forest covers the spectacular Paluma Range, a belt of mountains located approximately 60 km (37mi) north of Townsville. Enjoy a genuine sense of isolation in this verdant, exotic expanse of forest, where you can picnic or barbecue in certain locations dotted around the area. Creeks and streams littering the forest area make for ideal swimming spots. Add Paluma State Forest to your Paluma travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Paluma road trip planning app.
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  • We drove into Paluma from Big Crystal Creek campground and tackled the approx 3km return Cloudy Creek walk. It’s an easy, pretty walk through rainforest with some nice lookouts (Witts & McClelland...  more »
  • We went on a outstanding hike with the “Townsville Hike and Explore Group” 🥾 in Paluma. After an amazing and treacherous off trail hike straight through the rainforest, over boulders and rocks...  more »
  • A piece of unspoiled rainforest, alongside the crisp Paluma Dam. Great for camping, hiking, mountain biking, paddling and exploring. Highly recommended!  more »

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