Queensland National Parks camping area of the month

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Friday, 24th of March, 2023

The April camping area of the month is Crows Nest Falls in Crows Nest National Park. 

Invitation to Bushwalkers to join the 11th Great Noosa Trail Walk

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Monday, 13th of March, 2023

Early Bird entries close 31/03/2023 and numbers are capped. The 11th annual Great Noosa Trail Walk will take place 30 September - 2 October, 2023 in the beautiful Noosa Hinterland. This is a community event run by volunteers and proceeds go towards local community projects in the Hinterland towns, such as planting new trees. 
All the details are on their website and FAQ's too.

Qld and NSW National Parks & forests alerts, closures and more. Links regularly UPDATED

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Sunday, 8th of January, 2023

Be sure to check National Parks alerts and other sources before heading out on the tracks.

Qld National Parks alerts

NSW National Parks alerts

Three Top Tips For New Bushwalkers

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Wednesday, 17th of August, 2022

Queensland National Parks have published an article to help prepare for a great day walk - Click here to read about the importance of boots, weather and track fitness.

Need to brush up on your bushwalking skills?

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Monday, 1st of February, 2021


There's nothing like going bush with reliable and experienced bushwalkers to brush up on your skills not to mention the social benefits!  To help you on the way here are two websites offering thorough guidelines to restart or start your bush adventures.


  • The Bushwalking Manual: Information and guidelines for safe and enjoyable bushwalking in Australia is published by Bushwalking Victoria, and provides one of the best guides to safe bushwalking in Australia. You can find it at: https://bushwalkingmanual.org.au/
  • If you are new to bushwalking, and indeed if you need a refresher or have relative novices in your group, the National Parks Association of NSW Bushwalking 101 website is also of great help. You can find this at: https://bushwalking101.org/