Tregole National Park

This is a little gem worth checking out if you are exploring the outback of Queensland.  The turn off to Tregole National Park is 10 km south of Morven, on the Morven – Bollon Road – or to put it in the bigger picture about 160km west of Roma.

Tregole National Park is unique for it’s rare Ooline trees.  These trees have rain forest origins and it is unusual to see them in an arid area.  The park conserves almost pure stands of the attractive Ooline.  The Ooline is a medium to large tree with bright green leaves and rough tile patterned bark.  The tree has rain forest origins dating back to the Pleistocene Era when most of Australia was much wetter than it is today.

The National Park does not allow camping, however has a day use area and a peaceful spot to stop for lunch.  On our visit there was also a bit of wildlife like sand goannas and plenty of butterflies and birds.  There’s a nice walking circuit through the area (2.1 km) and information of the plants/wildlife that you would expect to see on the walk is provided.  Enjoy!

Ooline Trees, Tregole National Park

Ooline Trees, Tregole National Park

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