The scenic rim local area has some great attractions to offer, below we have listed a few of our favourites for you to enjoy and experience
Dams and Fishing
We are located on the Logan River, fishing is permitted in the river without a licence. Carp, Bass and freshwater Mullet are generally found in the river.
The Maroon Dam is not far from us, it is situated 25km's towards Boonah on the Boonah Rathdowney Rd - A licence is required for fishing within the dam. Boating, water skiing and canoeing are also welcomed, for more information on the dam visit www.seqwater.com.au
The Local Town
Our Local Township is Rathdowney, situated 13km's or a 10 minute drive from our camp reserve on the Mount Lindsay Highway. The township has its own Police, Ambulance and Fire Stations along with the Tourist Information Centre which has a huge range of brochure's with things to see and do in our local area and surrounds. Rathdowney also has a Post Office, Hotel, Convenience store, Bowls Club, and the Memorial Grounds which holds a number of events throughout the year including the Rathdowney Markets. We encourage our campers to please support our locals.
From our camp ground you look at Mt Maroon, it is a part of the Mt Barney National Park. We are surrounded by private property which means a short drive is required to the starting points of all tracks. Mt Maroon is situated approximately 17km's from our park on Cotswold Rd - it is a 5.6km return hike.
+ The Lower Portals track is not too far from us, approximately 8kms drive to the starting point. It is a 7.4km return hike with a beautiful water hole to freshen up at the end before returning on the same trail
+ The Yellow Pinch Lookout trail is a 2km return hike with beautiful scenic views, this is located at the Mt Barney entrance which is approximately a 12km drive from our camp ground
+ Mt Barney National Park is the second highest peak in South East Queensland and is located approximately 12km's from our camp ground, it is said to be extremely challenging, with steep cliffs. A high level of fitness is required as well as bush navigation and map reading to mention a few. For further information please contact the National Parks.