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Camping information

Blackdown Tableland National Park (view park page)
Temporary Fire Ban - Blackdown Tableland National Park
Bunya Mountains National Park (view park page)
Firewood no longer supplied in Bunya Mountains National Park
Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest (view park page)
Temporary Fire Ban - Byfield
Canyon Resources Reserve (view park page)
Upcoming wet season closure: Canyon Resources Reserve
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk (view park page)
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk advanced booking restriction
K'gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk advanced booking restriction
Rungulla National Park (view park page)
Upcoming wet season closure: Rungulla National Park

Fire closures/restrictions

Amamoor State Forest and National Park (view park page)
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Auburn River National Park (view park page)
Fire prohibition
Barakula State Forest (view park page)
High fire danger in Barakula State Forest
Bellthorpe National Park (view park page)
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Bladensburg National Park (view park page)
Open fires prohibited in Bladensburg, Welford, Idalia, Lochern, Diamantina and Munga-Thirri National Parks
Boat Mountain Conservation Park (view park page)
Local Fire Ban: prohibition on the lighting, maintenance and use of open fires
Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Local Fire Ban in place until 19 October 2019 for protected areas in Moreton Bay
Brooyar State Forest (view park page)
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Bunya Mountains National Park (view park page)
Local Fire Ban: prohibition on the lighting, maintenance and use of open fires
Conondale National Park (view park page)
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Conondale Range Great Walk (view park page)
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Conondale Range Great Walk CLOSED
Cooloola Great Walk (view park page)
Cooloola Great Walk Temporary Closure
Bushfire Closures
Cooloola Great Walk and Cooloola Wilderness Trail Seasonal Restriction
Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Cooloola Great Walk Temporary Closure
Bushfire Closures
Total Fire Prohibition
Cooloola Great Walk and Cooloola Wilderness Trail Seasonal Restriction
Diamantina National Park (view park page)
Open fires prohibited in Bladensburg, Welford, Idalia, Lochern, Diamantina and Munga-Thirri National Parks
Glen Rock State Forest (view park page)
Wildfire in Glen Rock State Forest
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Binna Burra section closed due to wildfire
Goold Island National Park (view park page)
Planned burn at Goold Island National Park
Idalia National Park (view park page)
Open fires prohibited in Bladensburg, Welford, Idalia, Lochern, Diamantina and Munga-Thirri National Parks
Imbil State Forest (view park page)
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Jack Smith Scrub Regional Park (view park page)
Local Fire Ban: prohibition on the lighting, maintenance and use of open fires
Jimna State Forest (view park page)
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk (view park page)
Total fire prohibition - K'gari (Fraser Island)
K'gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Total fire prohibition - K'gari (Fraser Island)
Kalpowar State Forest (view park page)
Fire Prohibition
Kondalilla National Park (view park page)
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk closed.
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Kroombit Tops National Park (view park page)
Fire Prohibition
Lamington National Park (view park page)
Binna Burra section closed due to wildfire
Lochern National Park (view park page)
Open fires prohibited in Bladensburg, Welford, Idalia, Lochern, Diamantina and Munga-Thirri National Parks
Main Range National Park (view park page)
Closures due to fire danger
Mapleton Falls National Park (view park page)
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk closed.
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Mapleton National Park (view park page)
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk closed.
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Minjerribah Recreation Area (view park page)
Local Fire Ban in place until 19 October 2019 for protected areas in Moreton Bay
Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Local Fire Ban in place until 19 October 2019 for protected areas in Moreton Bay
Munga-Thirri National Park (view park page)
Open fires prohibited in Bladensburg, Welford, Idalia, Lochern, Diamantina and Munga-Thirri National Parks
Naree Budjong Djara National Park (view park page)
Local Fire Ban in place until 19 October 2019 for protected areas in Moreton Bay
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk closed.
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas
Teerk Roo Ra National Park (view park page)
Local Fire Ban in place until 19 October 2019 for protected areas in Moreton Bay
Tolderodden Conservation Park (view park page)
Fire prohibition
Tuan State Forest (view park page)
Fire prohibition
Welford National Park (view park page)
Open fires prohibited in Bladensburg, Welford, Idalia, Lochern, Diamantina and Munga-Thirri National Parks
Woondum National Park (view park page)
Fire prohibition for Sunshine Coast hinterland and gympie areas

Others

Barron Gorge National Park (view park page)
Safety advice: electrical tower foundation refurbishment works along sections of the McDonalds and Douglas tracks, Barron Gorge National Park
Blackbraes National Park (view park page)
Blackbraes National Park temporary closure for pest management operations
Bowling Green Bay National Park (view park page)
Bowling Green Bay National Park (Cocoa Creek Section) smoke alert
Bulburin National Park (view park page)
Fire Ban in Bulburin National Park
Burrum Coast National Park (view park page)
Fire ban
Planned maintenance to Palm Beach Road.
Cape York Peninsula parks (view park page)
Park alerts for Cape York Peninsula parks are published on individual park pages
Cardwell State Forest (view park page)
Safety advice - no swimming at Spa Pool: Cardwell Forest Drive, Cardwell State Forest
Castle Tower National Park (view park page)
Fire Prohibition for Deepwater, Eurimbula, Castle Tower NP and Baffle Creek CP
Conway National Park (view park page)
Feral animal control in Conway and Dryander National Parks and Dryander State Forest
Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Dislodged Rocks - Teewah Beach Camping Zone
Cordalba State Forest (view park page)
Fire ban in Cordalba State Forest and Cordalba National Park
Crater Lakes National Park (view park page)
Lake Eacham rubbish facilities: Lake Eacham section of Crater Lakes National Park
Deepwater National Park (view park page)
Fire Prohibition for Deepwater, Eurimbula, Castle Tower NP and Baffle Creek CP
Dryander National Park (view park page)
Feral animal control in Conway and Dryander National Parks and Dryander State Forest
Eurimbula National Park (view park page)
Fire Prohibition for Deepwater, Eurimbula, Castle Tower NP and Baffle Creek CP
Forty Mile Scrub National Park (view park page)
Park affected by wildfire - Forty Mile Scrub National Park
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Access to Green Mountains section is via Lamington National Park Road ONLY
Goldfield trail, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
March flies: Goldsborough Valley camping area, Wooroonooran National Park
Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
March flies: Goldsborough Valley camping area, Wooroonooran National Park
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk (view park page)
Dingo safety
K'gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Dingo safety
Koombooloomba National Park and Conservation Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Koombooloomba National Park bush camping area, Koombooloomba National Park
Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Temporary fire ban at all camping areas due to excessive fuel load: Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park (CYPAL)
Lake Eacham, Crater Lakes National Park (view park page)
Lake Eacham rubbish facilities: Lake Eacham section of Crater Lakes National Park
Lamington National Park (view park page)
Access to Green Mountains section is via Lamington National Park Road ONLY
Mon Repos Conservation Park (view park page)
Ticket sales open for Mon Repos Turtle Encounter Tours 2019-2020 season
Mount Coolum National Park (view park page)
Mt Coolum National Park Marcoola Section feral animal control
Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park (view park page)
Fire Prohibition for Deepwater, Eurimbula, Castle Tower NP and Baffle Creek CP
Mouth of Kolan River Conservation Park (view park page)
Fire Ban
Noosa National Park (view park page)
Noosa National Park East Weyba Section and Emu Mt Section feral animal control program
Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Cattle mustering - Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Temporary closure of track between Hann River crossing intersection to Bizant: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Tewantin National Park (view park page)
Forest harvesting operations in Yurol and Ringtail State Forests
Tully Gorge National Park (view park page)
Safety setback area opposite Tully Gorge camping and day-use area: Tully Gorge National Park
Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
March flies: Goldsborough Valley camping area, Wooroonooran National Park

Track/facility closures

Barron Gorge National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Barron Gorge boardwalk, Barron Gorge National Park
Bowling Green Bay National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of walking tracks and campgrounds within Bowling Green Bay National Park
Temporary closure Alligator Creek Camping Area, Mt Elliot Section, Bowling Green Bay National Park
Bulburin National Park (view park page)
Bulburin National Park partial closure of access roads
Bunya Mountains National Park (view park page)
Walking track closure
Capricornia Cays National Park (view park page)
Mast Head Island and beach and Erskine Island and beach Seasonal Closure
Full and Partial Campground Closures, North West Island from 1 June - 17 October 2020
Campground closure for redevelopment works on Lady Musgrave Island, Capricornia Cays National Park, 14 to 25 October 2019
Conondale National Park (view park page)
Mt Allan fire tower closed
Curtis Island National Park and Conservation Park (view park page)
Curtis Island National Park, Curtis Island Conservation Park and Curtis Island State Forest CLOSED 4 - 8 November 2019 inclusive
Joey Lees Campground, Curtis Island closed 25-28 October 2018
D'Aguilar National Park (view park page)
Planned maintenance to the Mill Rainforest Walk - Mount Mee
AK Break and Rods Yards Lower Break closed
Camp Mountain Lookout closed for maintenance
Daintree National Park (view park page)
Temporary partial closure: lower river circuit track, Mossman Gorge section, Daintree National Park
Girraween National Park (view park page)
Temporary camping area closures in Girraween National Park
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Planned upgrade - Green Mountains Camping Area Ecotourism Revitalisation Project
Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Kearneys Falls walking track, Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park
Imbil State Forest (view park page)
Mt Allan fire tower closed
Heavy vehicle detour on Sunday Creek Road.
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk (view park page)
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk temporary closure
K'gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
One Tree Rocks and Cornwells beach camping area closure
South Waddy access track closed
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk temporary closure
Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park (view park page)
Temporary road and track closure: West Black Mountain Road and Twin Bridges track (East Black Mountain Road), Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park
Lamington National Park (view park page)
Planned upgrade - Green Mountains Camping Area Ecotourism Revitalisation Project
Mangkalba (Cedar Bay), Ngalba Bulal National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Mangkalba (Cedar Bay) walking track and Granite Creek camping area: Ngalba Bulal National Park
Mon Repos Conservation Park (view park page)
Turtle Trail closure due to Mon Repos Turtle Centre redevelopment works.
Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Temporary partial closure: lower river circuit track, Mossman Gorge section, Daintree National Park
Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Temporary closure: Twelve Mile camping area sites 7 and 8, Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Temporary closure: Low Lake day-use area and car park, Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Kearneys Falls walking track, Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park

Track/facility upgrades

Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forests (view park page)
Planned toilet facility maintenance at Glass House Mountains lookout
Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park (view park page)
Townsville Town Common and Cape Pallarenda Conservation Parks trail maintenance
D'Aguilar National Park (view park page)
Planned upgrade of the Maiala day-use-area
Planned upgrade to the Gantry day-use area
Inskip Peninsula Recreation Area (view park page)
Natone and Dorrigo upgrade works Inskip Peninsula Recreation Area
Main Range National Park (view park page)
Caution - Vehicle and machinery movements Manna Gum camping area, Dalrymple and Cascade Circuits and Lookout Road
Nerang National Park and Nerang State Forest (view park page)
Planned upgrade to mountain bike trails in Nerang National Park
Townsville Town Common Conservation Park (view park page)
Townsville Town Common and Cape Pallarenda Conservation Parks trail maintenance
Last updated:
14 October 2019