Barrabool remote bush camp
Barrabool remote camping area has three, small sites in montane heath between rocky outcrops.
Camping area facilities
- Tent camping
- Long walk to tent
Camping area features: Three, small sites in montane heath between rocky outcrops. Limited protection in windy weather. Unusual views of Mount Barney and Mount Maroon.
Location: Grid Reference: 687-719, GPS Reference: 56J 0468744 6872029 (WGS84)
Access: Nearest vehicle access is by 2WD to the Lower Portals car park on Lower Portals Road south of Rathdowney.
Number of sites: Open area without separately-defined sites. Maximum of 6 people.
Camp sites are suitable for: self-sufficient, walk-in camping.
Camp site surface: Rock and soil. Can be very wet.
Facilities: None. Must be self-sufficient. Water collected from creeks should be treated before drinking. All rubbish (including food scraps) must be carried out.
Open fires: Prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.
Generator use: Not allowed.
Essentials to bring: Drinking water, extra food, first-aid kit, topographic map, compass, torch, warm clothing, wet weather gear, rubbish bags, insect repellent, fuel or gas stove and a small trowel for burying faecal waste. Read more about before you visit.
Mobile phone coverage: Average. You might need to use 07 prefix if calling Queensland numbers.
- Mount Ernest section and parts of Cronan Creek area closed 22 August to 30 September 2023