Crediton State Forest Mackay

The Diggings camping area

The Diggings camping area (beside Broken River) offers a grassy clearing surrounded by tall trees.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Trail bike
  • Horse
  • Bicycle

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires prohibited
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseriding
  • Scenic drive
  • Trail bike riding
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Swimming

Camping area features: tall trees shade a grassy clearing near Broken River.

Location: 9.5km west of Broken River off the Eungella Dam Road via Diggings Road.

Access: the camping area can be reached by high clearance and 4WD vehicles.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping next to your car; high-clearance camper trailers.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: toilets are provided in the camping area.

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

Generator use: only generators that operate at or below 65dB(A) are allowed. Generators may be operated between 9.00am and 8.00pm only.

Essentials to bring: sufficient food, rubbish bags, insect repellent, fuel stove and fuel. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Visiting safely

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