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Camping in Crows Nest National Park

Camp under the eucalypts at Crows Nest National Park. Photo: E. Collins © Queensland Government

Camp under the eucalypts at Crows Nest National Park. Photo: E. Collins © Queensland Government

Use the camping area as a base from which to explore Crows Nest National Park's eucalypt-covered ranges and sheltered gorges. Photo: Queensland Government

Use the camping area as a base from which to explore Crows Nest National Park's eucalypt-covered ranges and sheltered gorges. Photo: Queensland Government

A small bush camping area has unpowered tent and caravan sites, pit toilets, 'boil-your-own-water' showers and wood barbecues.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. Permits must be obtained before setting up camp. A camping tag with your booking number must be displayed at your campsite.

Park-specific conditions

  • Maximum length of stay is 29 nights.

Camping area features: Individual campsites situated amid open eucalypt woodland. Pit toilet facilities and showers are located centrally to the campsites.

Access: Accessible by conventional vehicles (with care) via a short gravel track leading off the main access road just before the picnic area.

Number of sites: 13 individual campsites, ranging in size from small to large with maximum capacities of 4 to 10 people per site.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; walk-in camping; caravans; camper trailers or motor homes.

Campsite surface: Grass.

Facilities: Pit toilets, wood barbecues, 'boil-your-own-water' showers, water (treat before drinking).

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply) in barbecues only. The use of gas or fuel stoves is preferred. Firewood is not provided so please bring your own clean, milled timber. Do not collect wood from the national park.

Generators: Not allowed.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, gas stove. Bring your own clean, milled firewood if you want to use the barbecues provided.

Bookings: Book onlineover the counter or by phone.

Mobile phone coverage: Not available.

For more information, please read the guidelines on staying safe and looking after the park.

Last updated
8 March 2019