Porcupine Gorge National Park Outback Queensland

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Pyramid camping area

Pyramid camping area is situated in the upper level of the Porcupine Gorge.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Tent camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Motor home camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Walking
Tent site.

Tent site.

Photo credit: Queensland Government

Camping area features: situated in the upper level of the gorge, the camping area is the starting point for the 2.4km return Pyramid track that leads down into the gorge.

Location: 500m from the park entrance and 2.5kms from Mount Emu Road.

Map: Pyramid camping area map (PDF, 166.7KB)

Access: when dry, the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicles, camper  trailers and caravans  with care.

Number of sites: 22 numbered sites. Refer to the table below for camp site details.

Site no.Site typeSite dimensionsCapacity (people)Disabled accessFacilities
1Caravan/camper trailerLarge—drive through6YesNone
2Caravan/camper trailerMedium—reverse into6NoFire ring
3Caravan/camper trailerLarge—drive through6YesNone
4Caravan/camper trailerMedium— reverse into 6NoPicnic table, fire ring
5Caravan/camper trailerLarge—reverse into6NoFire ring
6Caravan/camper trailerLarge— reverse into6NoPicnic table
7Caravan/camper trailerLarge—reverse into6NoFire ring
8Caravan/camper trailerLarge—reverse into6NoFire ring
9Tent 6m x 5m tent pad6NoPicnic table, fire ring
10Tent5m x 3m tent pad4NoCooking table, fire ring
11Caravan/camper trailer

Medium—reverse

into

6NoNone
12Caravan/camper trailerLarge—reverse into6YesWheelchair accessible picnic table, fire ring
13Tent6m x 5m tent pad6NoPicnic table, fire ring
14Caravan/camper trailerMedium—reverse into6NoPicnic table, fire ring
15Tent5m x 3m tent pad4NoCooking table, fire ring
16Tent6m x 5m tent pad6NoCooking table, fire ring
17Caravan/camper trailerMedium—reverse into6NoPicnic table
18Tent6m x 5m tent pad6YesWheelchair-accessible picnic table, fire ring
19Tent5m x 3m tent pad4NoCooking table, fire ring
20Tent5m x 3m tent pad4NoCooking table, fire ring
21Tent6m x 5m tent pad6NoPicnic table, fire ring
22Caravan/camper trailerLarge—reverse into6NoFire ring

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car, caravans, camper trailers, and motor homes.

Campsite surface: dirt.

Facilities: composting toilets and picnic tables.

Open fires: Camp fires are only permitted in the steel fire rings provided. All sites with the exception of site number 1, 3, 6, 11 and 17 have fire rings. Bring your own clean firewood such as untreated, mill off-cuts—collecting firewood from the park is prohibited.

Generators: not allowed.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, fuel or gas stove for cooking and rubbish bags. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options. Advance bookings required for holiday periods.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Porcupine Gorge safely and camp with care.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.