Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest Capricorn

Photo credit: Naomi Scott © Queensland Government

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.


Approximately 70km north-east of Rockhampton


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

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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