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.

Mt Ballow—Junction Peak remote bush camp

Mt Ballow—Junction Peak camping area is a small camp site amongst Antarctic beech trees.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Walking
  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent

Camping area features: Small camp site amongst Antarctic beech trees. Good protection in windy weather. Limited views.

Location: Grid Reference: 622-729, GPS Reference: 56J 0462179 6872899 (WGS84)

Access: Nearest vehicle access is by 4WD to Cleared Ridge via Waterfall Creek Road or 2WD to Burnett Creek Road south-east of Boonah.

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: Soil, 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.