Mia Mia Bush Camping
Mia Mia State Forest offers a unique bush camping experience in the heart of open eucalyptus woodlands. While there are no defined camping areas within the forest, visitors are welcome to engage in bush camping,
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Camper Trailer
Suitable For Tents
1) Open fires: on ground campfires prohibited. Enclosed fires above the ground are allowed (except when fire bans apply) but with strict conditions. Bring your own clean, milled timber. Remove your fire container when you leave. Fuel stoves are recommended.
2) Generators: prohibited.
Things to know
Mia Mia State Forest offers a unique bush camping experience in the heart of open eucalyptus woodlands. While there are no defined camping areas within the forest, visitors are welcome to engage in bush camping, It's important to note that Mia Mia State Forest does not provide any camping facilities, so campers must be fully self-sufficient. Campsites have a natural ground surface with no defined or cleared areas. Set up your tent in the midst of nature, with no defined or cleared sites, allowing you to choose a spot that resonates with you. Ground campfires are prohibited to protect the environment. However, enclosed fires above the ground are allowed, except during fire bans. Campers must bring their clean, milled timber for these fires and remove their fire container when leaving the campsite. It's recommended to use fuel stoves for cooking to minimize the environmental impact. Generators are prohibited in Mia Mia State Forest to maintain the tranquil and natural atmosphere. Campers need to bring all their food and drinking water, as there are no provisions for these in the forest. Additionally, it's important to pack sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, a first aid kit, and a reliable torch for safety and convenience. Mobile phone coverage in the forest is unreliable and poor, so campers should be prepared for limited connectivity.
Mia Mia State Forest's bush camping offers a true back-to-nature experience where you can disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of an open eucalypt forest. Explore the forest's trails on your mountain bike, taking in the scenic beauty as you ride. Equestrians can enjoy the forest's trails and natural surroundings on horseback. While camping is primarily for those seeking an outdoor adventure, the forest also offers scenic drives for those who wish to explore by car. Thrill-seekers can navigate the forest's trails on trail bikes.