Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
Click the link below for important local information for residents, including event cancellations, community impacts and other advice.
Coronavirus updates

37°C

Book your Charters Towers experience with us...

Fletcher Creek

Council allows camping free of charge at Fletcher Creek camping grounds off the Gregory Developmental Road, Charters Towers, subject to conditions.

To preserve the environment and amenity of the area, users of the camping grounds must abide by the following conditions:

No camping within eight (8) metres of any buildings, fixtures or other infrastructure.

Vehicles of any description are not permitted to be parked or operated in areas between the Creek Bank and Bollards.

The operation of unregistered vehicles in the camping ground is forbidden.

Rubbish must be deposited in receptacles provided or removed from the camping ground.

Wastewater must not be discharged in any area of the camping ground other than at the Approved Wastewater Discharge Facility located adjacent to the Public Amenities on this site.  It is an offence to discharge wastewater on this or any other non-licensed lands.  Further information can be obtained by contacting the Visitor Information Centre on phone 07 4761 5533.

Use of the camping ground by the public is restricted to authorised areas only.  Due to the nature of the environment, potential for injuries exists and Council accepts no responsibility to any person for any damage to or loss of property or any injury caused, contributed or sustained by that person whether caused by others, concealed dangers or other cause whatsoever.

No dogs except on leash.

No firearms or archery.

No motorbikes.

No open fires.

 

Big Bend & Echo Hole

The operation of unregistered vehicles in the camping ground is forbidden.

Rubbish must be deposited in receptacles provided or removed from the camping ground.

Wastewater must not be discharged in any area of the camping ground.  It is an offence to discharge wastewater on this or any other non-licensed lands.  Further information can be obtained by contacting the Visitor Information Centre on phone 07 4761 5533.

Use of the camping ground by the public is restricted to authorised areas only.  Due to the nature of the environment, potential for injuries exists and Council accepts no responsibility to any person for any damage to or loss of property or any injury caused, contributed or sustained by that person whether caused by others, concealed dangers or other cause whatsoever.

A person shall not create a public nuisance of any kind.

No dogs except on leash.

No firearms or archery.

No motorbikes.

No open fires.

 

Macrossan Reserve

Council allows camping free of charge at Macrossan Reserve off the Flinders Highway, subject to conditions.

To preserve the environment and amenity of the area, users of the camping grounds must abide by the following conditions:

No camping within eight (8) metres of any buildings, fixtures or other infrastructure.

The operation of unregistered vehicles in the camping ground is forbidden.

Rubbish must be deposited in receptacles provided or removed from the camping ground.

Wastewater must not be discharged in any area of the camping ground. It is an offence to discharge wastewater on this or any other non-licensed lands.  The nearest approved wastewater discharge facility is located at the Columbia Poppet Head, Flinders Highway, Charters Towers.  Further information can be obtained by contacting the Visitor Information Centre on phone 07 4761 5533.

Use of the camping ground by the public is restricted to authorised areas only.  Due to the nature of the environment, potential for injuries exists and Council accepts no responsibility to any person for any damage to or loss of property or any injury caused, contributed or sustained by that person whether caused by others, concealed dangers or other cause whatsoever.

No dogs except on leash.

No firearms or archery.

No motorbikes.

No open fires.

 

Ravenswood Reserve

Council allows camping at the Ravenswood Reserve subject to conditions.  To preserve the environment and amenity of the area, users of the camping grounds must abide by the following conditions:

No pre-bookings are required.  Once you've settled in, a Council Representative will be around to collect fees.

Parking/Camping is only allowed in the designated areas.

A person who occupies a caravan in the Reserve shall:

  • keep such caravan and the allocated area of land in a clean and sanitary condition;
  • deposit all refuse in the receptacles provided for the purpose;
  • dispose of all liquid waste as directed by the Council Representative;
  • maintain all sanitary conveniences in a clean and sanitary manner; and,
  • provide clean and sufficient sleeping accommodation in such caravan.

A person shall not create a public nuisance of any kind.

A person shall not light nor maintain a fire in the open air, except at a fireplace approved by a Council Representative.

The fees are as follows:

  • $15.00 per day per site
  • $77.00 per vehicle per week (powered site)
  • $5.00 per person in a vehicle other than a private car (e.g. Bus) per day
  • $5.00 campers without vehicles per person per day.

 

Rest Stops

Council services amenities buildings at various locations throughout its jurisdiction (Campaspe, Belyando, Mingela, Christmas Creek) for the convenience of the travelling public. These areas are rest stops only, and in most cases the maximum stay is 20 hours unless signed otherwise.

Users of camping grounds and rest stops are requested to assist Council's endeavours in ensuring compliance by reporting contrary activity. For further information or to report illegal activity, please phone 07 4761 5300.

This guide is protected by copyright. Permission to reproduce content within this guide must be obtained from the Charters Towers Regional Council.
While every reasonable effort has been made to ensure current and accurate information is contained within this guide, the Charters Towers Regional Council cannot guarantee the reliability of all information contained, and assumes no liability or responsibility for an error or omission in the content.  Information is provided as at the time of publication and may have changed since publication.  Information, for example, prices quoted and services availability, may change at any given time and all products and services details should be confirmed with the provider/operator prior to making any arrangements. The Charters Towers Regional Council will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered or incurred by any person arising from the use or reliance on the information contained within this guide.
PO Box 189, Charters Towers QLD 4820  •  Ph: (07) 4761 5300  •  www.charterstowers.qld.gov.au