The Palms - Goodedulla National Park

National Park - Queensland


Home to many rare and threatened species, the remote and hilly Goodedulla National Park provides pleasant picturesque camping along the banks of Melaleuca Creek.

Camping area features: open woodland adjacent to waterhole on Melaleuca Creek.

Location: on Melaleuca Road, 50km north of the park entrance.

Access: the camping area can be reached by 4WD only.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites for a maximum of 18 campers.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car.

Camp site surface: dirt, grass.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: allowed (except when fire bans apply). Bring your own clean, milled timber. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent. 

Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone.

Mobile phone coverage: patchy.

Goodedulla National Park is accessible by four-wheel drive only. Turn off the Capricorn Highway at Gogango and follow the signs north to Rookwood Station. Do not turn towards the house but follow the park signs and keep heading north. The track is rough, unsealed and traverses private property. It can take more than 45 minutes to traverse the final 10km to the park. Leave all gates as you find them.

Take care as the park's road networks can be confusing—see ding visitors, so be well prepared.Goodedulla National Park map. You must be self-sufficient. Heavy rain can flood the seasonal creek, potentially stranding visitors, so be well prepared.

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