Pyramid Track
  • Length: 2.4km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Kennedy Developmental Rd, Porcupine

  • End: Kennedy Developmental Rd, Porcupine

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Porcupine Gorge National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 1,655 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -20.37999229

  • Longitude: 144.4228363

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Pyramid Track is a 2.4km, grade 3 Return hike located in Porcupine Gorge National Park Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

The impressive Porcupine Gorge National Park extends 25 kilometres along Porcupine Creek, which has carved a breathtaking canyon in its path that reveals strata of sedimentary rocks spanning hundreds of millions of years. Its centrepiece is the Pyramid, an isolated monolith of multicoloured sandstone rising from the floor of the gorge, shaped as its name suggests.

About the region

Porcupine Gorge National Park is a national park in North West Queensland, Australia, 1,174 km northwest of Brisbane and 60 km north of Hughenden. Established in 1970, the national park has an area of 54.10 km² and is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. It is an IUCN category II park.

The national park was established in the area surround Porcupine Gorge. The gorge features strata of sedimentary rocks which span hundreds of millions of years.


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Queensland.com