Mia Mia State Forest Mackay

Camping in Mia Mia

Aptly named Mia Mia State Forest, meaning view or lookout, sits nestled in the foothills of the Clarke Range.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. Obtain your camping permit before you arrive. Camping permits are available to book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Please attach your camping tag to your tent in a visible position. Bush camping in Mia Mia State Forest can be closed due to extreme weather events, planned burning operations & wildfires, please check Park alerts for closures.

Park-specific conditions

Carry emergency food and water for several days, broadcast radio, spare batteries and medical supplies. There are no formal camping facilities in Mia Mia State Forest. Bushwalkers should leave the route details and expected time of return with a reliable friend or family member.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

  • There are no defined camping areas in Mia Mia State Forest however bush camping is permitted in this open eucalypt forest.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.