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Camping in Lawn Hill Gorge, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park

There is one camping area in Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park in Lawn Hill Gorge. Camping is also offered near the Riversleigh World Heritage Site at Miyumba camping area.

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

Park-specific conditions

Rubbish facilities are not provided in the park. Please take your rubbish with you when you leave.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

Lawn Hill Gorge camping area

Features: partially shady camping area adjacent to Lawn Hill Creek.

Location: 4km from the park entrance.


Access: the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicle during May to October although four-wheel-drive vehicle is recommended.

Number of sites: 14 caravan/camper trailer sites and six tent only sites (all sites are first in, best placed).

Camp sites are suitable for: tents (camp beside your car), campervans, camper trailers and caravans (suitable for rigs with a maximum overall length of 12m). There is a limit of one vehicle per camp site. Some tent sites and all camper trailer/caravan sites are wheelchair accessible. See map (PDF, 85K).

Camp site surface: Dirt.

Facilities: water, flushing toilets and cold showers.

Open fires: not permitted—fuel or gas stoves only.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: fuel or gas stove for cooking and rubbish bags. Read more about things to know before you go.

Bookings: bookings during peak season (April to October) are essential and should be made well in advance. All camp site bookings (and payments) can be booked online or learn about our camping booking options or at Adels Grove prior to arriving at the park. Camping permits are not available from the national park office, however visitors can make bookings on arrival using their phone or internet device.

Mobile phone coverage: Telstra Next G coverage is available intermittently along the Gregory Road (beginning 10km past the mine turn all the way to the national park) and for about 10km south along the Riversleigh Road. Once inside the park, you can get a reliable signal at the national park office, camping area, Duwadarri Lookout and on top of the Constance Range. The nearest public telephone is at Adel’s Grove, 10km from the park.

Last updated
1 August 2018