The Porcupine Gorge National Park is located 45 km north of
Hughenden on the unsealed Kennedy
Road, this Gorge, sometimes known as the 'little Grand
Canyon', drops 120 metres from the surrounding countryside.
The gorge displays hundreds of millions of years of
sedimentation compacted into a colourful display of
sandstone that always looks different depending on the angle
of the sun.
gorge is notable for its deep water pools, inhabited by
tortoises and its flora which includes paperbarks and
When camping it is recommended to bring your own water
supplies especially during the dry season. Permits are
required to camp in the park, self registration is available
near the Pyramid Lookout.