Crows Nest National Park Camp Area

National Park - Queensland


Turn off the New England Highway at the police station at Crows Nest (56 km north of Toowoomba) and take the sealed road 6 km to the park.  Turn off Three Mile Road at GPS -27.249936, 152.104077 then follow the road to the camping area.

Caution: after heavy rain, creek crossings may be flooded. 

Crows Nest National Park protects spectacular creek scenery, granite outcrops, a scenic waterfall and eucalypt forest in the headwaters of Crows Nest Creek on the Great Dividing Range west of Brisbane.Few places have such a wonderful variety of eucalypt trees from gums to stringybarks, bloodwoods and ironbarks, delighting the amateur naturalist. 

The park is a haven for wildlife including platypus, swamp wallabies, echidnas, bandicoots, lace monitors, birds, and the brush-tailed rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata, which is vulnerable to extinction in Queensland. 

A small bush campground has unpowered tent and caravan sites, pit toilets, 'boil-your-own-water' showers and wood barbecues.Camping permits are required and fees apply. Permits must be obtained before setting up camp. A camping tag with your booking number must be displayed at your campsite. 

Campground features: Individual campsites situated amid open eucalypt woodland. Pit toilet facilities and showers are located centrally to the campsites. 

Access: Accessible by conventional vehicles (with care) via a short gravel track leading off the main access road just before the picnic area. 

Number of sites: Thirteen individual campsites, ranging in size from small to large. 

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; walk-in camping; caravans; camper trailers or motor homes. 

Campsite surface: Grass. 

Facilities: Pit toilets, wood barbecues, 'boil-your-own-water' showers, water (treat before drinking). 

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply) in barbecues only. The use of gas or fuel stoves is preferred. Firewood is not provided so please bring your own clean, milled timber. Do not collect wood from the national park. 

Generators: Not allowed. 

Bookings: Book in advance for camping on school holidays and long weekends. At other times, campers can either pre-book or self-register on arrival. Book online, over the counter or by phone. 

Mobile phone coverage: Not available.

Enjoyed our 2 nights in this National Park. Good set up with fire pits & long drop toilets, also a setup to heat up water for a shower. Lucky to see a Koala. Nice walks
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