Park is closed
Old Hut Site remote bush camp
Old Hut Site camping area is an exposed site in the saddle between Mount Barney’s east and west peaks located on Map Sheet: Mt Lindesay 9441-31, Grid Reference: 698 716.
Camping area facilities
- Tent camping
- Long walk to tent
Camping area features: An exposed site in the saddle between Mount Barney’s east and west peaks.
Location: Grid Reference: 698 716.
Access: A 4 to 5hr walk from Yellow Pinch via South Ridge. This is a steep walk with several exposed rock scrambles.
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.
Mobile phone coverage: Average. You might need to use 07 prefix if calling Queensland numbers.
- Temporary closure – Mount Barney National Park 12–22 May 2022
- Periodic Planned Burn closures-Mt Maroon section of Mt Barney National Park 11 April to 30 June 2022