Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest Capricorn

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Photo credit: Naomi Scott © Queensland Government

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Upper Stony camping area

Upper Stony camping area is an open grassy area surrounded by pine forest plantation.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Camping area facilities

  • Electric/fuel barbecue (free of charge)
  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Tent camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Campervan camping
  • Motor home camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Walking
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Swimming

Features: open-plan camp sites set among pine trees and natural bushland adjacent to Stony Creek.

Location: 11km along the rough gravel road turn-off signed on Byfield Road.

Access: the camping areas can be reached by conventional vehicle. It is accessible for camper trailers and caravans. Read about driving access.

Map: Upper Stony map  (PDF, 159.5KB)

Number of sites: 14 numbered sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car with some sites suitable for caravans or motorhomes up to 4m.

Camp site surface: grass/dirt.

Facilities: toilets, individual fire rings, water (treat before drinking). Automatic barbecues and picnic tables are provided in the day-use area only.

Open fires: allowed in fire rings only (except when fire bans apply). Bring your own clean, milled timber. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: allowed. Generators may be operated only between 8am and 7pm providing they have a sound rating of 65 decibels (2.0Kva) or less.

Essentials to bring: insect repellent, sun protection and sturdy rubbish bags. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: unreliable.

Visiting safely

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