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Camping in Beerwah State Forest

A boat ramp is located 1 km from the camping area. There is a camping area and day-use area at Coochin Creek (map reference 9). Coochin Creek is ideal for visitors who enjoy fishing and boating.

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

There are also private camping areas on the Glass House Mountains Road—see the tourism information links for further information.

Park-specific conditions

Domestic animals are not permitted at the camping and day-use area.

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Coochin Creek camping area

Coochin Creek camping area. Photo: NPRSR.

Coochin Creek camping area. Photo: NPRSR.

Features: flat, grassy area beside Coochin Creek, ideal for visitors who enjoy fishing and boating.

Location: on Roys Road, about 3 km upstream from the Pumicetone Passage.

Access: the camping area is located on the eastern side of the Bruce Highway with access off Roys Road. Traffic travelling north from Brisbane on the Bruce Highway can not turn right into Roys Road. Instead continue north to the Caloundra interchange and return southbound on the Bruce Highway to the Roys Road turnoff. The camping area can be reached by conventional vehicle.

Number of sites: 21 sites.

Suitable for: tent camping beside your car; walk-in camping; caravans; camper trailers and motorhomes. Camp sites are small and are not suitable for groups larger than six people.

Camp site surface: sand, dirt, grass, concrete.

Facilities: picnic tables, gas barbecues, water and wheelchair-accessible composting toilets.

Fires: preferably bring a fuel stove. Open fires are only permitted in the fire rings provided. Bring your own clean milled firewood. It is illegal to collect wood from the State forest.

Generator use: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, fuel stove, rubbish bags, insect repellent and sunscreen. Read more about things to know before you go.

Bookings: book online, over the counter or by phone.

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

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Last updated
7 January 2013