Mount Barney National Park Brisbane

Photo credit: © Steve Browne, Queensland Government.

Watch the Mount Barney safety video to plan your visit

There is no easy way to climb Mount Barney and preparation is the key to a safe and enjoyable visit. The safety video only takes 4.5 minutes to watch but it could save you from being caught out overnight or being rescued.

Boonah Border Gate remote bush camp

Boonah Border Gate to 'Avocado farm' camping area consists of various sites along the State Border generally used for walking the Scenic Rim located on mount Clunie, Mount Lindesay and Palen Creek map sheets.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Walking
  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent

Camping area features: Various sites along the State Border generally used for walking the Scenic Rim.

Location: Grid references are required to be supplied by walkers identifying where they intend to camp when booking a site.

Access: White Swamp Road, Mount Lindesay Highway, Old Mount Lindesay Road, Tartar Creek Road, Philip Mountain Road.

Number of sites: No defined sites. Maximum of 6 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: self-sufficient, walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: Soil and leaf litter.

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.

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

Mobile phone coverage: Average. You might need to use 07 prefix if calling Queensland numbers.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Mount Barney safely and camp with care.

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