Barakula State Forest Southern Queensland Country

Photo credit: John Cambourn © Queensland Government

Barakula State Forest has a vast network of roads. Photo credit: Robert Ashdown © Queensland Government

Barakula State Forest is the largest state forest in the Southern Hemisphere and supplies much of Queensland’s cypress pine timber resource. Straddling the Great Dividing Range, Barakula contains a rich mosaic of vegetation communities, habitat for many different species of animals.


Located in southern inland Queensland, only 45km north of Chinchilla.

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Park facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Horseriding
  • Trail bike riding
  • Dogs permitted (on leash)

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.