Whether you have a camper trailer, a caravan, a motorhome, or just doing the "van life", it's always nice to escape the city life and live a little. Here are our suggested public car camping places to immerse yourself in nature within two hours of Townsville.
Big Crystal Creek (Paluma Range National Park)
Paluma Dam (Paluma Range National Park)
Kayak & swim in the Lake Paluma and walk or ride the trails.
Basic facilities, including toilets, cold showers, non-potable water, bins, BBQ and a playground.
Jourama Falls (Paluma Range National Park)
Bluewater Creek (Rollingstone)
Broadwater Creek (Broadwater State Forest)
Wallaman Falls (Girringun National Park)
Blencoe Falls (Girringun National Park)
Murray Falls (Girramay National Park)
Salmon Beach (Bowling Green Bay National Park)
Barratta Creek (Bowling Green Bay National Park)
Great spot for fishing
Alligator Creek (Bowling Green Bay National Park)
Fanning River (Hervey Range)
Keelbottom Creek (Hervey Range)
Macrossan Park (Charters Towers)
Fletchers Creek & Dalrymple National Park (Charters Towers)
Big Bend (Charters Towers)
Valley of Lagoons
a weekender - a long way but still situated in North Queensland
Porcupine Gorge National Park
White Mountains National Park
Hervey Range Camping Reserve
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