Willie Pye Teamsters Memorial Park

Willie Pye Teamsters Memorial Park, south of Port Douglas

A plaque partially wrapped around a wooden stump is there in honour of Christie Palmerston. It reads “Parthfinder, Explorer, who searched the ranges from Port Douglas to Innisfail for a route for the railway to the Tablelands. 1882-1883. Discovered the Bump Road 1877.” A more detailed information sign is there of Christie Palmerston next to … Read more

Langdon Reserve

Langdon Reserve rest stop area between Rathdowney and Beaudesert, overnight free camp

Langdon Reserve is a short-stop free camp between Rathdowney and Beaudesert. It is a large area with open space as well as plenty of shady spots under the trees. Facilities are limited with a picnic table and a fire place with a burnt out BBQ plate. The BBQ plate is a little worse for wear … Read more

Main Range National Park Picnic Area

Main Range National Park Picnic Area, open grass with picnic tables and bush behind

The Main Range National Park Picnic Area is one of two brown sign destinations at Cunninghams Gap section of the Main Range National Park. The other sections are Goomburra Section , Spicers Gap , and Queen Mary Falls . The Picnic Area is separated from the Walking Tracks at Cunninghams Gap, likely because there is … Read more

Allan “Snow” Huston Memorial Park

Allan “Snow” Huston Memorial Park is between Murgon and Wondai along the Bunya Highway. There is not much information about who Allan Huston was. While visiting the Wondai Historical Museum  I spotted an interim certificate of service document with the RAAF with the name Allan Marcus Huston. I was told he was long standing in … Read more

Scenic Park, Stroud Road

This is a small rest area, north of Stroud along The Bucketts Way. There isn’t much here, and while the view is nice enough if you need to stop, it isn’t much to stop for. There is a playground for kids, and a table and chairs making it handy to stop for a break, but … Read more