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.

Skull camp remote bush camp

Skull camp camping area is an open forest site in the foothills on the south-eastern side of Mount Maroon located on Map Sheet: Maroon 9441-42, Grid Reference: 734 770.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Walking
  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent

Camping area features: Open forest site in the foothills on the south-eastern side of Mount Maroon.

Location: Grid Reference: 735 772.

Access: A 1hr easy to moderate walk from the locked gate at the end of Seidenspinner Road.

Number of sites: No defined sites. Maximum of 30 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: Not reliable.

Visiting safely

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

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