Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest Capricorn

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Photo credit: Photo: Naomi Scott © Qld Govt

Water Park Creek camping area

Upper Stony camping area features open-plan campsites set among pine trees and natural bushland adjacent to Stony Creek with swimming and walking opportunities.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle
  • Trail bike

Campground facilities

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

Features

A private walk-in and drive-in camp sites surrounded by natural rainforest, with access to walking and canoeing opportunities along Water Park Creek.

  • Camp site surface: grass/dirt.
  • Facilities: flushing toilets, shared picnic tables, an automatic barbecue and water (treat before drinking).
  • Open fires: allowed only in fire rings provided at each site (except when fire bans apply). Bring your own clean, milled timber. Fuel stoves are recommended. Mosquitoes can be prolific when in season; mosquito coils/flames should be used with fire safety in mind—keep clear of leaf litter and flammable materials, extinguish when not needed.
  • Generators: allowed. Generators may be operated only between 8am and 7pm providing they have a sound rating of 65 decibels (2.0Kva) or less.

Getting there and getting around

Before you visit

Site number

Suitable for

Capacity (number of people)

Camp site notes

1

Tent or small motorhome/campervan*

10

*Small motorhome/campervan must remain in car park allocated to site.

2

Tent or small motorhome/campervan*

10

*Small motorhome/campervan must remain in car park allocated to site.

3

Tent or small motorhome/campervan*

10

*Small motorhome/campervan must remain in car park allocated to site.

4

Tent or small motorhome/campervan*

10

Situated in the rainforest.
*Small motorhome/campervan must remain in car park allocated to site.

5

Tent or motorhome/campervan*

10

*Motorhome/campervan must remain in car park allocated to site.

6

Tent or small motorhome/campervan

10

Drive in to camp site.

7

Tent or motorhome/campervan*

10

*Motorhome/campervan must remain in car park allocated to site.

8

Tent or small motorhome/campervan*

10

*Small motorhome/campervan must remain in car park allocated to site.

9

Tent only

10

Car park is adjacent and suitable for car only.

10

Tent or small motorhome/campervan

10

Drive in to camp site.

Features: private walk-in and drive-in camp sites surrounded by natural rainforest, with access to walking and canoeing opportunities along Water Park Creek.

Location: 4km from the turn-off signed on Byfield Road.

Access: the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicle. It is accessible for trailers; caravans; small motorhomes. Read about driving access.

Map: Water Park Creek camping area map (PDF, 199.0KB)

Camp site surface: grass/dirt.

Facilities: flushing toilets, shared picnic tables, an automatic barbecue and water (treat before drinking).

Open fires: allowed only in fire rings provided at each site (except when fire bans apply). Bring your own clean, milled timber. Fuel stoves are recommended. Mosquitoes can be prolific when in season; mosquito coils/flames should be used with fire safety in mind—keep clear of leaf litter and flammable materials, extinguish when not needed.

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. Opening hours for Byfield Waste Management Facility (Transfer Station). 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.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.