Tully section, Tully Gorge National Park Tropical North Queensland

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Cochable Creek camping area

Cochable Creek camping area is located on the bank of Cochable Creek. It is a trailhead for Koolmoon Creek track and Cannabullen Creek track—part of the Misty Mountains wilderness tracks.

This open camping area is suitable for walk-in and cycle-in campers and high clearance vehicles. Photo: Cam Dennis © Queensland Government.

This open camping area is suitable for walk-in and cycle-in campers and high clearance vehicles. Photo: Cam Dennis © Queensland Government.

Camping area features: the camping area is on the bank of Cochable Creek. It is a trailhead for Koolmoon Creek track and Cannabullen Creek track—part of the Misty Mountains wilderness tracks.

Location: 47km east of Tully via Jarra Creek Road/Cardstone Road.

Map: Cochable Creek camping area map (PDF, 197.5KB) .

Access: the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicle or by foot. It is not accessible for caravans and motorhomes. Vehicles must be left in the parking area and gear has to be carried a short distance of 50m to the camping and day-use area.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: walk-in camping and cycle-in camping—vehicles must be left in the parking area and gear has to be carried a short distance of 50m to the camping area. Camper trailers can be used in the car park a short distance from the camping area facilities.

Campsite surface: grass.

Facilities: sheltered picnic tables and a hybrid toilet. Creek water is available but is not suitable for drinking.

Open fires: not permitted. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: only generators that operate at or below 65dB(A) are permitted. Generators may be operated only between 8.00am and 7.00pm.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, food, rubbish bags, insect repellent and a fuel stove. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings:

Mobile phone coverage: not available. The nearest reliable phone reception is approximately 20 minutes drive out of the park near the Bore Pocket Road turn off.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Tully section, Tully Gorge safely and camp with care.

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