Misty Mountains wilderness tracks Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: © Steven Nowakowski

Navigation skills required

Tracks are remote and can be indistinct in places—all visitors must be experienced and carry maps and navigation equipment. Photo credit: © Steven Nowakowski

Encroaching vegetation

Stinging trees, lawyer vine, guinea grass and giant bramble can encroach on tracks where the canopy has been disturbed—appropriate protective clothing should be worn. Photo credit: © Steven Nowakowski

Carter Creek (Cannabullen Track) camping area

Carter Creek camping area features a small clearing in the rainforest beside Carter Creek, identified by a timber totem.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Walking
Rainforest creek, Cannabullen Creek track. Photo: Queensland Government

Rainforest creek, Cannabullen Creek track. Photo: Queensland Government

Camping area features: a small clearing in the rainforest beside Carter Creek, identified by a timber totem. If the designated clearing is overgrown, you can camp off the track in another suitable site.

Location: on Cannabullen Creek track—7.1km from Hinson Creek trailhead (5km from Hinson Creek camping area) or 6.5km from Cochable Creek camping area.

Access: the camping area can be reached on foot only.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 12 people.

Campsites are suitable for: walk-in camping only.

Campsite surface: dirt.

Facilities: none. Creek water is available but should be treated before drinking.

Open fires: not allowed. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, food, rubbish bags, insect repellent and a fuel stove. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Visiting safely

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