Barron Falls & The Barron Gorge Old Hydro-Power Station

This is historical little gem and great for the short 'Urban Explore'. The old hydro station was built in 1935 and was an industry marvel considering the tools available at the time.

Glen Hayford at Barron Gorge
Cover photo by @jameskaczmarek

Location - Barron Gorge National Park, Far North Queensland, Australia
Difficulty - Grade 5
Distance - ~3 kilometres return
Time - allow 1-3 hours

This is historical little gem and great for the short 'Urban Explore'. It includes steep mountain stairs, scrambling, and the dark old hydro power station. The old hydro station was built in 1935 and was an industry marvel considering the tools available at the time.