Kalpowar State Forest Bundaberg | Gladstone

Entrance to Kalpowar State Forest. Photo: Queensland Government.

Visiting Kalpowar safely

    Getting there and getting around

    From Monto travel 37km north-east on the Monto­–Gladstone Road to the turn-off to Kalpowar State Forest. The gravel access road to the state forest is accessible by conventional vehicle, caravans and motor homes.

    From Gin Gin travel 37km north-west on the Bruce Highway to the Kalpowar Road turn-off. Travel a further 50km to Kalpowar State Forest camping area turn off. From here it is a further 1.3km to the camping area.

    Staying safe

    • Ensure your vehicle is mechanically sound.
    • Obey speend limits and road rules. All normal rules apply on forest tracks and roads.
    • Watch out for the unexpected—slow down to allow time to react to changed road conditions.
    • Avoid accessing roads in wet weather or when road is soft anf muddy.
    • Observe and obey all safety signs.
    • Quad bikes (ATV’s) are not permitted in State Forests.

    In an emergency

    In case of accident, other emergency or for reporting a bushfire or acts of arson, please:

    • Call Triple Zero (000).
    • Advise the location and nature of the emergency.
    • Stay on the phone until you are told to hang up.

    Mobile phone reception can be limited in the park. The closest hospital is Monto.