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Paluma State Forest, Paluma

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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. Use our Paluma vacation generator to arrange your visit to Paluma State Forest and other attractions in Paluma.
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  • It was good and scenic. Fresh and clear water. Worth a single visit. Road is a bit narrow and recommended driving with precaution. No problem driving with big cars or 2WDs. Lots of people were actuall...  more »
  • We spent the day driving up from Townsville. It was quite a long but easy drive. We went to Paradise Waterhole, Little Crystal Creek, Big Crystal Creek and Paluma. I wouldn't bother driving all the wa...  more »
  • Hadn't been the Crystal Creek for about 15 years and decided to have a day trip. The drive can be a bit daunting for an inexperienced or confidence lacking driver but steady steady wins the day, just ...  more »