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Camping in Amamoor State Forest

There are two camping areas in Amamoor State Forest—Cedar Grove camping area and Amamoor Creek camping area. Both are accessed by unsealed roads that are suitable for conventional vehicles. Grassy campsites are located in rainforest and open forest settings.

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

Park-specific conditions

Rubbish bins are not provided in Amamoor State Forest. Take all your rubbish out of the park for appropriate disposal. The nearest refuse transfer station: Amamoor-Kandanga Road, 1km south of Amamoor township. Open daily Monday to Sunday.

Dogs (on a leash) are permitted at Amamoor Creek camping area only.

If you plan to camp at Amamoor Creek camping area in August, be aware that the entire camping area is used for the annual Country Music Muster, a major event that runs for one week at the end of August and attracts thousands of visitors.

Bring a fuel stove for cooking. If you want to use the barbecues or fire rings you will need to bring your own clean, milled firewood. It is illegal to collect firewood from the forest.

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Cedar Grove camping area

Cedar Grove camping area, Amamoor State Forest. Photo courtesy of Ross Naumann.

Cedar Grove camping area, Amamoor State Forest. Photo courtesy of Ross Naumann.

Campground features: Open grassy camping area beside riverine rainforest, tall open forest and Amamoor Creek.

Location: Travel 12 km west from Amamoor township along the Amamoor Creek Road to Cedar Grove camping area.

Access: The access road is unsealed and suitable for conventional vehicles.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites.

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

Campsite surface: Grass.

Facilities: Water (unsuitable for drinking without treatment as it is pumped from the creek and may contain organisms that can cause illness), toilets, barbecues, individual fire rings (bring your own clean-cut firewood), walking tracks, pay phone.

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply) in barbecues and fire rings only. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: Not allowed.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent. Read more about things to know before you go.

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

Mobile phone coverage: Not available. A pay phone is located on the back of camping area registration stand.

Amamoor Creek camping area

Amamoor Creek camping area, Amamoor State Forest. Photo courtesy of Ross Naumann.

Amamoor Creek camping area, Amamoor State Forest. Photo courtesy of Ross Naumann.

Campground features: Open grassy camping area in tall open forest featuring iron bark and blue gum. Dogs are permitted here.

Location: Travel 16 km west from Amamoor township along the Amamoor Creek Road to Amamoor Creek camping area. About 4 km west of Cedar Grove camping area.

Access: The access road is unsealed and suitable for conventional vehicles.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; caravans; camper trailers; campervans; motor homes; buses; large groups.

Campsite surface: Grass.

Facilities: Water (unsuitable for drinking without treatment as it is pumped from the creek and may contain organisms that can cause illness), toilets, barbecues, individual fire rings (bring your own clean-cut firewood), walking tracks.

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply) in barbecues and fire rings only. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: Not allowed.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent. Read more about things to know before you go.

Bookings: 

  • Camping bookings from late July to early September at Amamoor Creek camping area and Gympie Muster camping areas are managed by Gympie Muster Ltd. For camping bookings or enquiries during this period visit the Gympie Muster website.
  • For all other time periods, book online, over-the-counter or by phone.

Mobile phone coverage: Not available. The nearest pay phone is located  on the back of the Cedar Grove camping area registration stand.

Last updated
5 March 2014