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Paluma State Forest, Paluma

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
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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  • Quite a drive to get there (Little Crystal Creek) but once there it is a loverly spot. Not for the infirm or bad on there feet. It does involve tricky steps and walking over borders. The water looked ...  read more »
  • Went for a drive from Townsville. Lovely picnic and swimming area, stunning views each way on the drive. Parking nearby, toilets, picnic tables. Lots of steep steps down to the swimming holes in the c...  read more »
  • While visiting family in Townsville we drove up to Crystal Creek for a day out. We took three kids, 8, 6, and 4. They had an awesome time climbing all over the rocks and splashing around. Took a picni...  read more »
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