CROWS NEST FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Crows Nest Falls, on the edge of the Great Dividing Range, features open eucalypt forest on granite soils. A walking track can be followed into the Valley of Diamonds, a deep gorge where the Crows Nest Creek flows.
RAVENSBOURNE NATIONAL PARK
Ravensbourne is located along the eastern edge of the Great Dividing Range. Remnant rainforest and eucalypt forest are preserved here. Ravensbourne is a haven for the birdwatching enthusiast.
Lake Broadwater is the largest conservation park in the Golden West region. It is also the only naturally occurring freshwater lake on the northern Darling Downs. It is a popular spot for birdwatching and water sports.
ISLA GORGE NATIONAL PARK
The spectacular maze of gorges and sandstone outcrops contrasts severely with the grassy plains of the surrounding Taroom Shire. A lookout close to the Leichhardt Highway provides stunning views into this deep, dry gorge.