Kalpowar State Forest Bundaberg | Gladstone

Entrance to Kalpowar State Forest. Photo: Queensland Government.

Kalpowar camping area (Gladstone)

Kalpowar camping area features a tranquil bush setting beside Crane Creek. The open grassy camp sites are suitable for families and large groups.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle
  • Trail bike

Campground facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Walking
  • Scenic drive
  • Trail bike riding
  • Tent camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Motor home camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Dogs permitted (on leash)
Enjoy a picnic in the tranquil setting of the camping and day-use area. Photo: Queensland Government.

Enjoy a picnic in the tranquil setting of the camping and day-use area. Photo: Queensland Government.

Features: picnic or camp in a tranquil bush setting beside Crane Creek. The open grassy camp sites are suitable for families and large groups.

Location: 1.3km from the Gin-Gin Kalpowar Road.

Access: the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicles; trailers; caravans; buses; and motor homes only in dry conditions. Please check road conditions before booking your site.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; caravans; camper trailers; (small) motor homes; large groups.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: tank water must be treated before drinking, pit toilets, picnic tables, communal fire rings, must bring own firewood, no rubbish bins.

Open fires: allowed in fire rings only (except when fire bans apply). Fuel or gas stoves are recommended.

Generator use: allowed. Please be considerate of your neighbours. Generators that operate at a noise level less than 65dB(A) at 7m are permitted. Generators must be shut down by 10pm.

Essentials to bring: adequate food and drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sunscreen, fuel stove and adequate fuel.

Bookings: book online, or by phone.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Visiting safely

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

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