Downey Creek camping area
Downey Creek camping area features a small level clearing in the rainforest, identified by a timber totem.
Camping area facilities
- Tent camping
- Mountain biking
Camping area features: a small level clearing in the rainforest, identified by a timber totem. If the designated clearing is overgrown, you can camp off the track in another suitable site.
Location: on Gorrell track 200m from Downey Creek—14.8km from eastern Gorrell trailhead or 10.9km from western Gorrell trailhead.
Access: the camping area can be reached on foot or by mountain bike only.
Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 10 people.
Campsites are suitable for: walk-in or cycle-in camping.
Campsite surface: dirt.
Facilities: none. Creek water is available 200m from the camping area but should be treated before drinking.
Open fires: not allowed. Fuel stoves are recommended.
Essentials to bring: drinking water, food, rubbish bags, insect repellent and a fuel stove. Read more about before you visit.
Mobile phone coverage: not available.
- Temporary road closure: Misty Mountains, Palmerston section, Wooroonooran National Park 11 May to 12 July 2021
- Temporary partial track closure: Koolmoon Creek track, Misty Mountains wilderness tracks 19 August 2020 to 9 September 2021