Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Boogie
A pleasant campground with a nice little (kid friendly) swimming hole.
The campsites are in open forest with good grass coverage, suitable for tents. Camper trailers and caravans would be OK too,
There is tank water (boil before drinking), fireplaces (bring your own firewood) and some great walking tracks.
There are some walking tracks too (copied from www.nprsr.qld.gov.au)
Fig Tree circuit—780 m return (allow 45 mins) Class 2
This short circuit walk leads through magnificent rainforest. Watch out for large stinging tree leaves—look but don’t touch! The circuit is suitable for wheelchair access.
Little Yabba circuit—1.5 km return (allow 45 mins) Class 3
Crossing Little Yabba creek, this walk traverses hoop pine plantation and regenerating rainforest. This is a good birdwatching area.
Piccabeen circuit—3.5 km return (allow 2 hrs) Class 3
An extension of the Little Yabba circuit, this walk explores plantations, rainforest and a piccabeen palm grove.
Charlie Moreland to Mount Allan—8.8 km return (allow 4 hrs) Class 4
From Charlie Moreland, follow steep state forest tracks through pine plantation to the top of Mount Allan—watch out for management vehicles. Climb the stairs of the 9.6 metre fire tower for splendid 360° views of the surrounding ranges.
$5.60 per person (families are $22.40)
Full fees available here on the National Parks website
Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.
bookings need to be made online or over the phone prior to camping. Follow the link below for more information
Longdrop or composting
Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.
Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.
Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.
This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.
There is no fishing at or near this campsite.
There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite
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