Mazeppa National Park Mackay

Visiting Mazeppa safely

    Getting there and getting around

    Mazeppa National Park is 75km north-west of Clermont. Take the Peak Downs Highway out of Clermont, turn left onto Gregory Developmental Road and travel for 75km to Mazeppa National Park entrance. To help minimise the spread of parthenium the park is accessible to pedestrians only.

    Wheelchair accessibility

    This park has no wheelchair-accessible facilities.

    Staying safe

    • Carry adequate drinking water. Treat water collected from creeks.
    • Protect yourself from the sun. Wear sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and a long-sleeved shirt, even on cloudy days.
    • Wear insect repellent, clothing and sturdy footwear to protect yourself from stings, scratches and bites.
    • Detour around snakes. Never provoke them.

    For more information, please read the guidelines on safety in parks and forests.

    Before you visit

    Essentials to bring

    • first-aid kit
    • fresh water—no drinking water is available
    • sealable container for rubbish. Bins are not provided—please take your rubbish home with you
    • hat, sunscreen and sunglasses
    • shovel to bury all toilet waste.

    Opening hours

    Mazeppa National Park is open 24 hours a day.

    Pets

    Domestic animals are not permitted in Mazeppa National Park.

    Climate and weather

    Days can be very hot between October and March, reaching an average temperature of 31°C to 35°C. At times summer days exceed 40°C. Wet periods occur during this time and can often make access difficult to impossible. It is preferable to visit in the cooler months, from April to September, when daily temperatures average a more pleasant 27°C. Weather forecasts are available from the Bureau of Meteorology.

    Fuel and supplies

    Fuel and supplies are available at Clermont or Belyando Crossing.

    • There are currently no park alerts for this park.