Heifer Creek Campground

Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Kylie

Heifer Creek has toilets Heifer Creek has water available Heifer Creek has picnic fireplaces There are bbqs available at Heifer Creek There are picnic tables available at Heifer Creek Pets allowed in Heifer Creek

On the edge of Heifer Creek, this is a large grassy campground suitable for vans or a tent.

There are large mature gum trees for shade (there were a couple of large fallen branches last time I was here so be careful in the wind).

The area is surrounded by forest and hills so should be reasonably well sheltered from the wind. A great spot for tent camping.

There are some great views if you are energetic enough to climb the hill near the campsite. The creek is a bit too small for swimming, although it does seem to attract the bird life.

The scrub turkeys and magpies seem quite used to people so will hang around your camp. Rock Wallabies (see photos) also visit although are a little more timid. Other neighbours were magpies and native minor birds.

Facilities and activities at Heifer Creek

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

This is a free campground, please do the right thing and leave the area in a better condition than you found it.


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

There are no bookings for heifer creek, being a free campsite. There is a lot of room so you should be able to find a spot in all but the busiest times. It is popular with "grey nomads" so you might be sharing with some friendly caravaners.


Longdrop or composting


Pets are allowed with conditions

Water Availability:

Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.

Camp fires:

Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.


Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.


There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.


There is no fishing at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

Location information for Heifer Creek


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

The campground is on the Gatton Clifton Road (Just on the north-east side of the bridge over Heifer Creek (Crossing Number 2 of 6)

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