Russell River National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: © Steven Nowakowski

Things to do

    Relax and enjoy this rare opportunity to be surrounded by unspoilt nature. Russell River National Park is a great location to camp, have a picnic, birdwatch, or just sit and enjoy the surroundings.

    Camping and accommodation


    Russell River National Park offers the opportunity to enjoy quiet bush camping next to the beach. There are five camp sites along the unsealed road into the park. No facilities are provided so campers must be self-sufficient.

    All camp sites in Russell River National Park require a camping permit and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

    Other accommodation

    There is a range of holiday accommodation available at Bramston Beach. For more information see the tourism information links.


    Fishing is permitted in the Russell River, its tributaries and along the coastal section of Russell River National Park. Marine park zones apply. Check zoning information and maps before fishing in this area. Fish size and bag limits apply. See Fisheries Queensland for more information.

    Be aware of estuarine crocodiles and remember to be croc wise in croc country.

    • There are currently no park alerts for this park.