Bulburin National Park Bundaberg | Gladstone

Granite Creek, Bulburin National Park. Photo credit: Sarah Jordan, Queensland Government

Old Forestry camping area

The camping area features an open grassy space with tall Hoop Pines dominating the surrounding forest.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle
  • Trail bike
  • Bicycle
  • Walk-in

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Picnic tables
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Walking
  • Scenic drive
  • Trail bike riding

Old Forestry camping area, on the site of the old forestry barracks.

Photo credit: Tim Connolly, Queensland Government

Camping area features: open grassy camping area with tall hoop pines dominating the forest.

Location: at the top of the range along Bulburin Forest Road—16km from Builyan and 33km from the Bruce Highway via the Granite Creek access.

Access: the road is unsealed and can be reached via Builyan in a two-wheel-drive vehicle in dry weather only. Access from the Bruce Highway on the Granite Creek Forestry Road is possible for four-wheel-drive vehicles only in dry weather. It is not accessible for vehicles towing on-road trailers, caravans or for motor homes. Read more about getting there and getting around.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 10 people per camp.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your vehicle and off-road camper trailers.

Camp site surface: dirt/grass.

Facilities: none, visitors must be self-sufficient and prepared for emergencies.

Open fires: allowed (except when fire bans apply). Bring your own clean, milled timber for firewood. Keep a cleared area free of grass and vegetation of at least 2m around your campfire and do not place inflammable materials and rubbish in the campfire. Fuel stoves are recommended to minimise impacts.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, remote-area first-aid kit, reliable torch, and communications equipment. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: poor; satellite phones, UHF radios and EPIRBs recommended.

Visiting safely

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