Hughenden is situated on the edge of a vast pre-historic inland sea, once home to many terrestrial dinosaurs as well as marine reptiles, making this area well known as ‘dinosaur country'
Hughenden & the Flinders Shire are home to 4 National Parks: Porcupine Gorge; White Mountains; Moorrinya; and Blackbraes; in addition there is the nature reserve at Kooroorinya .
Hughenden is situated on the Overlanders Way from Townsville to Tennant Creek as well as Australia's Dinosaur Trail encompassing the towns of Richmond and Winton. There are also several byways and 4WD trails for you to enjoy.
Hughenden has many parks and green spaces in the town for you to relax and enjoy.
Visit Hughenden and our surrounding communities and enjoy the relaxed small town life, with a smile and a friendly wave on every corner.
Over the past years Hughenden has become the home of many impressive sculptural pieces adorning buildings and garden areas throughout the town.