Scenic Rim Trail, Main Range National Park Brisbane | Southern Queensland Country

It can be misty in the mountains, but clear days give stunning views. Photo credit: Karen Smith © Queensland Government

Scenic Rim Trail walkers’ camps

Information about the walkers’ camps available for booking as part of the Scenic Rim Trail.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Campground facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent
  • Walking

The 47km Scenic Rim Trail has three walkers camps. The camps are described here in north to south order—the order in which you must stay.

Mount Mistake SRT walkers camp

Camping area features: Small open area in grassy open forest site on plateau west of Mount Mistake.

Location: 9km south of Scenic Rim Trail trailhead. Map Sheet: Thornton 9342-24. Grid Reference: 152.3117552°E, -27.8743512°S. GPS Reference: UTM 56J 432250 6916528

Access: On foot (only).

Camp sites are suitable for: Self-sufficient, walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: Grass and dirt.

Facilities: Toilets (non flush) and small water tank. Water supply depends on the season and is not reliable; please use water sparingly and always treat before drinking. All rubbish (including food scraps) must be carried out.

Fires: Open fires are prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.

Mobile phone coverage: Unreliable.

Castle View SRT walkers camp

Camping area features: Grassy, open forest site with views to the east and rainforest to the west. (Camp only in the defined camping area—management vehicles regularly use the adjacent track).

Location: approximately 23.5km south of the Scenic Rim Trail trailhead. Map Sheet: Townson 9342-22. Grid Reference: 152.3767701°E, -27.9622396°S. GPS Reference: UTM 56J 438700 6906823.

Access: On foot (only).

Camp sites are suitable for: Self-sufficient, walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: Grass and dirt.

Facilities: Toilets (non flush) and small water tank. Water supply depends on the season and is not reliable; please use water sparingly and always treat before drinking. All rubbish (including food scraps) must be carried out.

Fires: Open fires are prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.

Mobile phone coverage: Unreliable.

Banshee SRT walkers camp

Camping area features: Thickly forested site surrounded by rainforest. No views.

Location: approximately 34km south of the Scenic Rim Trail trailhead. Map Sheet: Glen Rock 9342-23. Grid Reference: 152.3598170°E, -27.9925835°S. GPS Reference: UTM 56J 437048 6903454.

Access: On foot (only).

Camp sites are suitable for: Self-sufficient, walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: This camp site has 4 elevated 3m x 3m camping platforms above leaf litter and pine needles.

Facilities: Toilets (non flush) and small water tank. Water supply depends on the season and is not reliable; please use water sparingly and always treat before drinking. All rubbish (including food scraps) must be carried out.

Fires: Open fires are prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.

Generators: Not permitted.

Mobile phone coverage: Not available.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Scenic Rim Trail safely and camp with care.

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