Duck Creek Road, closed due to heavy rainfall and flooding
Duck Creek Road is a very scenic drive located on the Queensland/New South Wales border in Australia. The road remains closed by Local Council until further notice.
Located within the Lamington National Park, the road is unpaved. It’s 15.6 km (9.69 miles) long, running from Kerry Road towards Lamington National Park Road.It is an easy 4WD trip but very narrow in parts, as well as extremely steep in parts. Due to heavy rainfall and flooding associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie in March 2017, a section of Duck Creek Road suffered severe damage, making it totally impassable by all vehicles. Vehicle access is closed to all vehicles and will remain closed until further notice.
The road was built in 1980. Starting from Kerry Road, at 143masl, the road is 15.6 km ending at 875masl. Over this distance the elevation gain is 732 meters. The average gradient is 4.69%.
Pic: Ben Murray