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Camping in Crediton State Forest

Bush camp at The Diggings, or stay in the camping areas at Crediton Hall or Denham Range.

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

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Crediton Hall camping area is managed by Mackay Regional Council.

Crediton Hall camping area

Camping area features: grassy reserve around Crediton Hall.

Location: 14.7 km south-east of Eungella on Crediton Loop Road.

Access: the camping area can be reached by walkers and conventional vehicles and on foot from the Mackay Highlands Great Walk.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 24 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: water (treat before drinking), composting toilets, picnic tables.

Open fires: prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not allowed.

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

Bookings: Crediton Hall camping area is managed by Mackay Regional Council. Campers must self-register upon arrival using the self-registration envelopes available from a dispenser at the toilet block.

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Denham Range camping area

Camping area features: cool breezes and views from the mountain ridge.

Location: 38.4 km south of Eungella via Eungella Dam and Cockies Creek roads.

Access: the camping area can be reached by walkers and 4WD vehicles.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 24 people.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your vehicle; walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: dirt, grass.

Facilities: water (treat before drinking), composting toilets.

Open fires: allowed in fire rings only (except when fire bans apply). Fuel stoves are recommended. Bring your own clean, milled timber.

Generators: not allowed.

Essentials to bring: sufficient food and water, 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: good.

The Diggings camping area

Camping area features: tall trees shade a grassy clearing near Broken River.

Location: 9.5 km west of Broken River off the Eungella Dam Road.

Access: the camping area can be reached by 4WD vehicles.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping next to your car.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: toilets are provided in the camping area.

Open fires: allowed in fire rings only (except when fire bans apply). Fuel stoves are recommended. Bring your own clean, milled timber.

Generators: not allowed.

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

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

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Last updated
20 July 2016