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  • 5 - 6 years
  • 6 - 8 years
  • 9 - 12 years
  • 13+ years

Facilities

  • Walking trail

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  • BBQs
  • Sun shade
  • Car parking
  • Seating
  • Toilets

Amamoor State Forest & Campgrounds

Turn off the Bruce Highway 20km south of Gympie and follow the signs to Amamoor township. The forest is 10km west of Amamoor along the Amamoor Creek Road. Access is suitable for conventional vehicles towing caravans.

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.

Cedar Grove camping area - Campground features open grassy camping area beside riverine rainforest, tall open forest and Amamoor Creek. Dogs are not permitted here.

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

Camping permits for all campsites must be booked in advance, online, over-the-counter or by phone.

Things to do:
Walkers can explore the park on several walking tracks and forest roads provide opportunities for horse riders and mountain bike riders.
If you are looking for a quite escape, avoid visiting the park in the week leading up to and during the annual Gympie Music Muster event held in the last week of August. The popular music event transforms the area around the Amamoor Creek camping area and attracts thousands of campers and visitors to the park. The Gympie Music Muster attracts thousands of campers to Amamoor State Forest. Camping bookings from late July to early September at Amamoor Creek and Gympie Muster camping areas are managed by Gympie Muster Ltd.

Camping info here: www.npsr.qld.gov.au/parks/amamoor/camping.html
Walking tracks and more info on link below

Where

Amamoor State Forest

Gympie area, 4570

QLD, Australia

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