The unusual magnetic termite mounds are oriented in a north-south direction which allows the termites to regulate temperature and humidity in the mounds.
Colonies of rare Orange Horseshoe Bats and Ghost Bats live in the caves at Tolmer Falls.
The Agile Wallaby and the Antilopine Kangaroo are the largest mammals in the Park. Emu, Bush Turkey and
Dingoes also call this Park home as well as many other smaller species of mammals and lizards.
There are pockets of monsoon rainforest along creek lines and plunge pools.
The freshwater crocodile is common in the upper reaches of many Top End Rivers and streams, including those in Litchfield National Park. It is usually regarded as being harmless to humans unless threatened. The larger, more dangerous saltwater or estuarine crocodile do occur within the Park. It is to be found in the larger bodies of water associated with the Reynolds and Finniss Rivers, both of which are known estuarine crocodile breeding habitats.
Always obey no swimming signs.