Jumbled pink granite boulders, water-sculptured rock pools and cascades along the scenic Auburn River. Ironbark open forest and bottle-tree scrub. Relics of past gold mining. Park Features: The 405ha park protects an area of open eucalypt forest and dry rainforest. Silver-leaved ironbark and forest red gum dominate the grassy open forests. Bottle trees thrive in the dry rainforest on the northern bank of the river near the camping area. The Auburn River, with its rock pools and cascades, winds through the park, providing habitats for numerous birds, reptiles and mammals. Its banks are lined with bottlebrushes, flowering leptospermum shrubs and stunted figs. Camping: A basic camping area is provided on the northern bank of the Auburn River. Toilets, a gas barbecue and picnic tables are provided. Tap water is not available in the park bring your own drinking water. River water is unsuitable for drinking. No bins are supplied; visitors are asked to take their rubbish with them. Camping permits are required and fees apply. Outside peak periods, you can obtain your permit and pay your fees at the self-registration stand at the campground. During peak periods such as school holidays, bookings are essential and are accepted up to three months in advance, through the QPWS Maryborough office or QPWS Mundubbera office.
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