Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest Capricorn

Photo credit: Naomi Scott © Queensland Government

Be inspired: 10 things you didn’t know about Byfield!

If the cruise scene is not your style and you’re not quite ready to hitch the caravan and swap stories with strangers over a cuppa, why not get lost in a wilderness so hidden, most Australians don’t even know it exists? Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

Outstanding coastal scenery, massive sand dunes, rugged pinnacles and remote camping opportunities are highlights of a visit to Byfield National Park and Byfield Conservation Park.

Picturesque recreation areas surrounded by rainforest-edged creeks, rugged mountains, pine plantations and ancient cycads are highlights of a visit to Byfield State Forest.

Location

Approximately 70km north-east of Rockhampton

Welcome

Mayimbagu Darumbul nunthi.

Traditional Owners—the Darumbal people—welcome you to their country and ask that you respect and enjoy Byfield National Park, Byfield Conservation Park and Byfield State Forest.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

Learn moreGetting there

Park facilities

  • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Lookout
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Motor home camping
  • Showers
  • Boating
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseriding
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Trail bike riding
  • Walking

Highlights and announcements

  • Be inspired: 10 things you didn’t know about Byfield!

    Image creditMaxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

    If the cruise scene is not your style and you’re not quite ready to hitch the caravan and swap stories with strangers over a cuppa, why not get lost in a wilderness so hidden, most Australians don’t even know it exists?