Girraween National Park Camping Ground

Ballandean, Southern Downs Area

Indicative Rate * AU$11.90 to AU$11.90

Castle Rock and Bald Rock Creek camping areas are in a pleasant open forest setting close to the QPWS information centre and walking tracks. Both cater for tent camping and camper trailers. Castle Rock camping area is more suitable for caravans and motorhomes.

Bush-camping in remote sections of Girraween National Park is also permitted (restrictions apply). As sites are not identified by signs or markers, campers need good navigation skills and to practice minimal impact behaviour when using these areas.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities

Activities

  • Camping
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Off Road Driving

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Girraween National Park
Ballandean, Southern Downs Area
Queensland
Australia

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Castle Rock Camping Area

On the Southern side of Pyramids Road sits the Castle Rock camping area in Girraween National Park. This is a semi-grassed and semi-shaded sites suitable for tents, camper trailers, caravans and motorhomes. Fires are permitted in designated barbecues only (except when fire bans or prohibitions apply). Don't forget to pack drinking water and warm clothing and bedding especially for the winter months!

Bald Rock Creek Camping Area

Bald Rock camping area is located on the northern side of Pyramids Road within Girraween National Park. This is a semi-grassed and semi-shaded sites suitable for tents and camper trailers. Fires are permitted in designated barbecues only (except when fire bans or prohibitions apply). Don't forget to pack drinking water and warm clothing and bedding especially for the winter months!

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