Russell River National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: © Steven Nowakowski

Camping in Russell River

Changes to camping bookings

On-site self-registration is no longer available. Campers must obtain an e-camping permit and pay their camping fees before arriving at the camping area. Book your camp site:

Relax and enjoy the unspoilt surroundings of Graham Range camping area. Five individual camp sites are located next to the beach. Look for the spectacled flying-foxes that roost nearby or go fishing at the mouth of Bluemetal Creek.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Park-specific conditions

  • This is an e-permit camping area—all camping must be booked in advance; self-registration is no longer available. Camping is only permitted in the numbered camp site(s) you have booked.
  • Take rubbish (including food scraps) home with you.
  • Always bury human waste at least 15cm deep and well away from camps, tracks and watercourses.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

  • Graham Range camping area is located next to the beach and surrounded by areas of paperbark and mangrove forests—be crocwise in croc country.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.