Broadwater Camping Ground, Abergowrie State Forest

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area

Indicative Rate * AU$11.90 to AU$11.90

Broadwater camping area, in Abergowrie State Forest, provides a large, open, grassy setting surrounded by tall, open eucalypt forests.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site. This is an e-permit camping area therefore all camping must be booked in advance; self-registration is no longer available.

Fires are only permitted in the fire rings provided. Campers need to bring firewood as it is no longer supplied and must not be collected from Abergowrie State forest.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities

Activities

  • Camping
  • Off Road Driving

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Abergowrie State Forest
47 kilometres north-west of Ingham
Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Queensland
Australia

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Broadwater Camping Area

The Broadwater camping area located in the Abergowrie State Forest is accessible for conventional vehicles and tents, trailers, buses and motorhomes are welcome. Fires are permitted in fire rings (except where fire bans apply). Located in a shady area under tall eucalypt trees. Advance bookings are required for holidays and long weekends.

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This park, in the middle of the township of Atherton, protects eucalypt forest and a remnant of the endangered mabi forest on an extinct volcanic cone. The cone is part of the legacy of the Atherton Tableland's fiery geological past.

Hasties Swamp National Park

Atherton, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
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Wongabel State Forest

Atherton, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
This state forest protects a remnant of an endangered type of forest, known as mabi forest. Here, in 1903, red cedar seedlings were planted in the forest to replace mature trees which had been logged. Commercial plantations of hoop, kauri and Caribbean pine now grow beside native forest.

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Herberton, Tablelands Area
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