Blackbraes National Park Outback Queensland | Townsville | Tropical North Queensland

Hospital Spring, Blackbraes NP Photo credit: Photo: Fiona O'Grady © Qld Govt

Camping in Blackbraes

Bush camping is available near Emu Swamp and Moonstone Hill—see Blackbraes National Park map (PDF, 81.4KB) .

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Park-specific conditions

  • The camping areas are open during the drier months—usually from March to November. They may be closed at other times depending on weather conditions. See park alerts for up-to-date information.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

  • Camp near Emu Swamp dam with minimal shade on a dirt surface.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
  • An open grassy area near Moonstone Hill, only 5km from the entrance to Blackbraes National Park.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.