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Why this Hike
This hike in Porcupine Gorge National Park takes you from the campground to Porcupine Creek where rock pools and creek beds can be found. The walk shows off remote Queensland’s best natural areas with beautiful surroundings but make sure to watch out for the sun exposed track.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting at Pyramid Campground follow Campground Walking Track and take a left at the junction that you will reach shorting after setting off. Continue to follow this track downhill until reaching the T-junction near Porcupine Creek, at this junction you can take a left or right and walk down the track before returning to do the other. Once you have walked both sides you can return back along the main track towards the campground to complete the hike.
*Please note that this hike is sun exposed.
Packing for a Day Hike
Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.
Food for a Day Hike
Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.
Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.
Leave No Trace
A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.
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