Back in the war years, Bororen was noted for its pies. Those on active duty almost considered deserting just to get their hands on a Bororen pie. In the 21st century, it's still worthwhile pulling over for a break. The local pub has a great atmosphere, country to its boots. The architecture is great. The town, approximately 50 kilometres south of Gladstone, is quite well known these days for its cattle and timber industries. If you're in town on the right day and at the right time, you may even get to see the local woodsmith at work. The town has a caravan park, hotel/motel and a wide range of services including meals, bait, ice, takeaway meals for those on the move, or just refuelling. Rest areas with toilets, barbeque facilities with shade and somewhere for the kids to have that all important run around.