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.

Mount May Saddle remote bush camp

Mount May Saddle camping area is located in the saddle between Mount May’s north peak and south peak located on Map Sheet: Maroon 9441-42, Grid Reference: 675 785.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent
  • Walking

Camping area features: Located in the saddle between Mount May’s north peak and south peak.

Location: Grid Reference: 675 785.

Access: A 3hr walk from Mount May camping reserve or a 1hr walk via the south western ridge from Waterfall Creek Road. This is a steep to very steep route with some rock scrambling required.

Number of sites: No defined sites. Maximum of 12 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.

Visiting safely

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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.