Mia Mia State Forest Mackay

Camping in Mia Mia

Nestled in the foothills of the Clarke Range, Mia Mia (meaning view or lookout) is an apt name for this State forest.

There are no formal camping facilities in Mia Mia State Forest. All visitors must be totally self-sufficient. Bushwalkers should leave their route details and expected time of return with a reliable friend or family member who could alert the police in an emergency.

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, fire and pest operations and for other management purposes. Please check Park alerts for closures.

Park-specific conditions

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. The most popular spot to camp is beside Temburra…

    • 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.