Kalpowar State Forest Bundaberg | Gladstone

Entrance to Kalpowar State Forest. Photo credit: Queensland Government

Camping in Kalpowar

Sheltered picninc tables where you can relax and recharge.

Sheltered picninc tables where you can relax and recharge.

Kalpowar camping area, located at the start of McNae Road, is accessible by unsealed roads that are suitable for conventional two-wheel-drive vehicles. The grassy camp site is located in an open forest setting.

Camping permits and fees apply. A camping tag with your booking must be displayed at your camp site.

Park-specific conditions

  • Rubbish bins are not provided at Kalpowar State Forest. Take all your rubbish out of the park for appropriate disposal.
  • Dogs (on a leash) are permitted at Kalpowar State Forest, including the camping area.
  • Bring a fuel stove for cooking. If you want to use the fire rings you will need to bring your own, clean, milled firewood. It is illegal to collect firewood from the forest.
  • Kalpowar camping area features a tranquil bush setting beside Crane Creek. The open grassy camp sites are suitable for families and large groups.

    • Tent camping
    • Caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • Dogs permitted (on leash)