Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter
Pleasant, extended river flats well shaded by Peppermint, Manna Gum, Blackwood & wattle.
More shrubs and vegetation than other Howqua Hills HA sites. Semi-dispersed grassed (short) clearings. Surrounded by the forested foothills of the alps. Features Pickerings Hut (private). Popular at peak periods.
This is a free camping area.
First in, best dressed.
Longdrop or composting
Pets are allowed with conditions
Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.
There are no built fireplaces in this camp ground, however it may be permisable to have a camp fire under certain conditions. Please check local fire restrictions and rules before lighting fires.
No bbqs are provided.
This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite
It is not known if there are any canoeing or kayaking spots near this campsite.
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
From Mansfield: East 21k on the Mount Buller Rd [C320] through Merrijig, right (south) 18k up then down the Howqua Hills Rd (gravel) to Sheepyard Flat, cross the Howqua River (road now called Brocks) 1.0k, signed, short, gravel track on the left.
© Net Reach Media Pty Ltd 2015
Visit our other sites
What to do, see, where to stay and the wildlife of this spectacular section of Far North Queensland
Adventure tours in Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest