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Latest COVID-19 impacts - QLD national parks, state forests and recreation areas. Check the latest information and updates.

Camping closures

Applies 4 April to 31 May 2020

This alert applies to the following parks:

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and to help keep Queenslanders safe, a decision has been made to close ALL camping areas within Queensland national parks, state forests and recreation areas as of 26 March 2020 until further notice.

We ask that you do not attempt to visit any of the areas that are closed, unless authorised, for your and your community’s safety and protection. Compliance with the closures will be monitored.

We thank park users and the community for their support and cooperation during this time.

For more information follow Queensland Health directives to stay up to date with the latest COVID-19 advice.

Check the Department of Environment and Science website and park alerts regularly for updates.

Camping permit refunds

Camping bookings with a start date up to, and including, 31 May 2020 are being cancelled.People will be contacted directly about how to obtain a refund and you can also cancel your booking or request a refund via the Queensland National Parks Booking Service . Those who have purchased a weekly 4WD permit linked to a camping permit will be eligible for a full refund.

Bookings that commence after 31 May 2020 will remain valid at this time pending future advice. No new camping bookings are being accepted at this time.

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Last updated:
8 April 2020