Porcupine Gorge National Park Outback Queensland

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Pyramid camping area

Pyramid campground is situated in the upper level of the gorge, the camping area is the starting point for the 2.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle
  • Trail bike
  • Bicycle

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.

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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 Plains Road.

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

Number of sites: 22 numbered sites.

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



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 into6NoNone, fire ring

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car, caravans, camper trailers, small and large motor homes and large groups. Refer to tables above for details.

Campsite surface: dirt.

Facilities: composting toilets and picnic tables.

Open fires: Camp fires are only permitted in the fire rings provided. All sites with the exception of site number 1, 3, 6, 11 and 17 have fire rings. Firewood is not to be collected from the national park.

Generators: not allowed.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, fuel or gas stove 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.