Whites Creek Road


Whites Creek Road is just south of Cape York.

It's and east westerly road from Mulligan Highway,



... to Maytown in the Palmer River Goldfields.


Below is also the rest of the road between Maytown and Palmerville.

whites creek road pdr to maytown

Mulligan Highway to the Goldfields

It is a very spectacular road, 

whites creek road hilly 
... despite it being dry country,

whites creek road spectacular

... and not a green environment during the dry season.


whites creek road hilly

The road crosses a hilly country,

whites creek road hills

... so there are lots of ups and downs,

whites creek road brumby

... some brumbies, some great views,

whites creek road views

... from the lookout,

whites creek road lookout

... and even some water.

whites creek road water whites creek road water
whites creek road lake whites creek road lake

Also during the dry season they are back-burning so there could be grass fires.

whites creek road fires

Around the Goldfields

The Whites Creek Road comes to Maytown - the former capital of Palmer River Goldfields.

whites creek road to maytown

After that, the road continues to Palmerville, under a different name - Palmerville Road.

Maytown to Palmerville Road

Still nice and hilly,

maytown to palmerville road

... and through a creek,

maytown to palmerville road creek

... which can have some water in depending on the time of the year.

maytown to palmerville road creek crossing

Bit after that,

maytown to palmerville road

... you know you are on the cattle station :-)

maytown to palmerville road cattle station

There is a Palmer River crossing,

maytown to palmerville road river

... just as you come to Palmerville.

maytown to palmerville road river crossing





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