Mulgrave River (Goldfield trail) Camping Area
The Mulgrave River (Goldfield trail) camping area is a picturesque and remote camping spot situated alongside the Mulgrave River, approximately halfway along the Goldfield trail in Wooroonooran National Park. This camping area offers a tranquil and natural setting for outdoor enthusiasts looking to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Australian wilderness.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Not suitable for children and infants
1) Open fires: not allowed. Fuel stoves are permitted.
2)Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
Access to this camping area is primarily by foot or mountain bike. Visitors can reach it on foot from either end of the Goldfield trail or by mountain biking from the north-west end, starting at Goldsborough Valley camping area. The camping area provides basic facilities to ensure a comfortable camping experience. These include non-flush toilets, making it a suitable option for those looking for a more rustic camping experience. Tent camping is the primary accommodation option, and there are no separately defined camping sites. This open area allows campers to choose their preferred spot. Open fires are not allowed at the Mulgrave River (Goldfield trail) camping area. However, campers are permitted to use fuel stoves for cooking purposes. Generators are not allowed in the camping area, ensuring a peaceful and environmentally friendly experience. Visitors are advised to bring their own drinking water, as there may not be a readily available water source on-site.
Campers should also come prepared with fuel stoves for cooking, rubbish bags for waste disposal, sun protection (such as hats and sunscreen), and insect repellent to make their stay comfortable and safe. Mobile phone coverage is not available in this remote camping area, so campers should plan accordingly for communication and emergencies.
The Mulgrave River offers opportunities for swimming and fishing, making it an ideal location for water-based activities. The Goldfield trail is suitable for walking and mountain biking, allowing visitors to explore the natural beauty of the surrounding area.