Porcupine Gorge National Park
The southern boundary of Porcupine Gorge is approx 45km north of Hughenden. The Gorge Lookout is 63km north of Hughenden and the Pyramid Lookout, campground and gorge walk are another 11km further north. The unsealed Kennedy Development Road from Hughenden to Lyndhurst runs parallel to the western edge of the gorge and, when dry, is accessible to all vehicle types with care. However, travellers should expect to encounter bulldust, corrugations, exposed rocks, creek crossings, other vehicles, native wildlife, cattle and road trains. After storms, the road may be temporarily closed or inaccessible to conventional vehicles and caravans. Please check road conditions
at the Flinders Discovery Centre before travelling to Porcupine Gorge.
A bus will be taking interested participants needing transport to the Gorge, departing from the Flinders Discovery Centre at 8am. Please arrive at 7.45am if you are interested in this.
To get to Mount Walker head off towards Townsville and turn off onto the Muttaburra Road, travelling 8km to signs which will direct you to the right taking you up the side of the Mountain. When traveling up the side of the mountain please beware of any fallen rocks, and stay within the fenced area as beyond this is private property.
This road has a 16% incline and is not recommended for large Motorhomes, Buses or vehicles towing. The first 1.7km from the main road is a dirt road connecting to a sealed road to go up the top of the hill, this runs for 600 m until you hit the top and then back onto dirt again. Please check at the Flinders Discovery Centre before travelling to Mount Walker.
A bus will be transporting participants to Mt Walker at 9am Sunday, departing from the Flinders Discovery Centre. Please contact 4741 2970 to reserve your place.