Herberton Range National Park, Herberton Range Conservation Park, Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve Tropical North Queensland

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Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve bush camping

This bush camping area is located throughout the Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve.

Accessible by

  • 4WD
  • Walk-in

Camping area facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Scenic drive
  • Swimming

Features: camp sites are not defined. Select your own camp site according to the park-specific conditions.

Location: throughout Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve. Vehicle-based campers must select sites adjacent to established roads.

Access: camp sites can be reached by four-wheel-drive vehicle, trail-bike, mountain bike and on foot. Roads are not accessible for caravans, buses and motorhomes.

Number of sites: no designated or numbered sites. Vehicle-based campers must camp adjacent to formed roads (except the Herberton Range ridge road as camping is not permitted adjacent to this road).

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car and walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: dirt.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags and insect repellent. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options. Bookings may be made up to three months in advance.

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Visiting safely

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