West Branch Camp - Carnarvon National Park

National Park - Queensland

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Get away from it all and spend a night under the stars in this peaceful riverside camping area. Popular thanks to its central location, this shady woodland camping area is nestled beside the west branch of the Maranoa River. Spend a night here on your 4WD exploration through the park on the Mount Moffatt circuit drive, or use the camping area as your jump off point for the Carnarvon Great Walk. After setting up camp sit back and watch the wildlife as it passes through on the way to the river. More than 170 bird species have been recorded in this section of the park—how many can you spot from your camp chair?

Getting there and getting around

West Branch camping area is in the Mount Moffatt section of Carnarvon National Park in central Queensland's Sandstone Wilderness, about 220km north of Mitchell.

  •     West Branch Camp area is 9km north-east of the QPWS park office.
  •     To reach Mount Moffatt from Mitchell, drive 220km north on an unsealed road via Womblebank Station. If you are travelling from Injune, drive 160km north-west via Womblebank Station or Westgrove Station. High-clearance 4WDs are recommended and are essential to get around the park. There are no roads from Mount Moffatt direct to the other sections of the park.

Facilities

  • Hybrid toilet
  • Communal fire rings
  • Water (please treat before drinking).
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