Details on 5 campsites within 100km of Bedford Weir,

Bedford Weir Campground

Last Updated Jul 2017 | Originally suggested by Boogie

Bedford Weir has toilets Bedford Weir has water available Bedford Weir has picnic fireplaces There are picnic tables available at Bedford Weir Bedford Weir has picnic tables You can go fishing at Bedford Weir You are able to canoe in Bedford Weir

Free, popular campground on the edge of Bedford Weir

This campground has excellent facilites, including a boat ramp, picnic tables (undercover), flushing toilets, hot showers and dump point.

It is a popular fishing destination, with the main targets being Barramundi and Saratoga, although I am told there are also big redclaw here. Catfish and Yellow Bellies are also regularly caught here.

The camping sites are grassed and fairly level and some have a bit of shade from mature eucalypts. Most spots have a good view of the water and covered picnic tables are provided.

There is a caretaker on site, who you will need to report to on arrival.

Pets are allowed provided they are kept on a lead at all times.

Facilities and activities at Bedford Weir

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Although this is a free campground (up to 7 nights stay), donations are encouraged to help with upkeep.


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

No bookings are required. There is a caretaker on site who does a great job at keeping things in order.


Flushing Toilets


Not allowed

Water Availability:

There is usually drinking water available at this campsite. Please take care, it may still be advisable to boil water before drinking.

Camp fires:

Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.


It is not known if barbeques are available.


You are able to swim in the lake nearby.


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite

Location information for Bedford Weir


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

About 25km north of Blackwater, QLD on the Blackwater Cooroorah Rd.

From Emerald, head east on the the Capricorn highway for 73km and take a left just before Blackwater.

View directions from Emerald to Bedford Weir in google maps

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