Walters Waterhole camping area
Walters Waterhole camping area features a large open level clearing at the junction of two sections of track, identified by a timber totem.
Camping area facilities
- Tent camping
Camping area features: a large open level clearing at the junction of two sections of track, identified by a timber totem. If the designated clearing is overgrown, you can camp off the track in another suitable site.
Location: on Koolmoon Creek track, 3.4km from Djilgarrin trailhead and 11.9km from Cochable Creek camping area. If walking Koolmoon Creek track from the north it is 11.3km from Koolmoon Creek headwaters camping area.
Access: the camping area can be reached on foot only.
Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 16 people.
Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping.
Camp site surface: dirt and grass.
Facilities: none. Creek water can be obtained from Koolmoon Creek at Walters Waterhole 1.1km north along Koolmoon Creek track.
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.
Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.
Mobile phone coverage: not available.
Upcoming camping area availability
For more safety information see Visiting Misty Mountains safely and camp with care.
- Temporary road and camping area closure: K-Tree Road, Maple Creek Road and South Johnstone camping area. Temporary partial road closure: Sutties Gap Road, Misty Mountains, Wooroonooran National Park 12 May to 30 September 2023
- Temporary partial track closure: Koolmoon Creek track, Misty Mountains wilderness tracks 19 August 2020 to 29 September 2023
- Planned burn: Ravenshoe State Forest 3 (Bally Knob Section) 25 May to 5 June 2023
- Access advice: No access to Cochable Creek camping and day-use area and Misty Mountains wilderness tracks from Cochable Creek access road: Tully Gorge National Park 13 May 2020 to 30 June 2023