Barakula State Forest Southern Queensland Country

Photo credit: Photo: John Cambourn © Qld Govt

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

Dogwood Creek camping area

This forest is a major supplier of cypress pine – so expect to see logging trucks. The state forest is known for providing good fishing opportunities after rains and is a haven for wildlife watchers.

Campground facilities

  • Walking
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
Dogwood Creek camping area . Photo: John Cambourn © Queensland Government.

Dogwood Creek camping area . Photo: John Cambourn © Queensland Government.

Camping area features: Open woodland setting adjacent to Dogwood Creek

Location: 19km north-west of the Barakula Forest Station. Follow the signs to the Dogwood Creek camping area.

Access: the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicle in dry weather only. It is accessible for trailers; off-road high clearance caravans and small off-road high clearance motorhomes.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 40 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; walk-in camping; off-road high clearance caravans; camper trailers; small off-road high clearance motorhomes.

Camp site surface: dirt.

Facilities: None.

Open fires: allowed (except when fire bans apply). Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generator use: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, clean-milled firewood. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or if you cannot book through one of these channels, phone 13QGOV (13 74 68). Mobile phone charges may apply.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Barakula safely and camp with care.

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