As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) Visitor Centres and Wildlife Centres within Queensland national parks, state forests and recreation areas are closed until further notice. However, four-wheel drive trails, mountain bike trails, walking tracks and trails (excluding overnight hiking tracks), bushwalks and national park coastal walks, remain open
The Gold Coast is home to many beautiful national parks and forests. Burleigh Heads National Park is one such park where the forest meets the sea.
Burleigh Heads National Park has been formed where volcanic columns stretch down to the beach. The park is 27 hectares of beautiful rainforest and also contains mangrove, eucalyptus and grasslands.
Burleigh Heads National Park Walking Tracks & Camping
There are many walking tracks within the park itself including the Ocean View Walk around the rocky headland from Tallebudgera Creek; the Rainforest Circuit which takes you through the park where you can view the beautiful plant and bird life in the park. Make sure you stop past Tugun Lookout for beautiful views of the ocean and surrounding parklands.
Camping is not permitted within Burleigh Heads National Park and dogs are also not permitted. There are picnic tables at the northern entrance of the park as well as fishing spots at both the northern and southern entrances.
Many visitors bring a picnic and relax at Echo Beach after a picnic on the foreshore. With scenic panoramic views of the Gold Coast, the Burleigh Heads National Park is a great place to go for a casual stroll during your time on the Gold Coast.