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. Photo credit: © Steve Browne, Queensland Government.

Burrajum Peak remote bush camp

Burrajum Peak—Barney Spur Knoll camping area is several open eucalypt and rainforest sites generally used for through walking.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent
  • Walking

Camping area features: Several open eucalypt and rainforest sites that offer limited protection in windy weather. Unusual views from Savages Point of the East and West peaks of Mount Barney.

Location: Grid Reference: 681-706, GPS Reference: 56J 0468140 6870555 (WGS84)

Access: Nearest vehicle access is by 2WD to the Yellow Pinch car park at the end of the Upper Logan Road south of Rathdowney.

Number of sites: Scattered areas with separate 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.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.