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Fishing, Camping & Caravanning in Chinchilla District

Fishing, Camping & Caravanning in Chinchilla

Barakula State Forest/Dogwood Creek Camp

Nearest Town: Chinchilla 60km

Access: Barakula turnoff at Auburn Road Chinchilla, follow signs to Barakula Forest Office

Comments: Dry weather access only, not suitable for boating. No mobile service.

Camping permit required, available from

Phone: (07) 4660 7291

(Caution Dog Baiting area)


Chinchilla Weir

Nearest Town: Chinchilla 9km

Access: Travel 9km south from Chinchilla on Tara Rd

Comments: Fishing License required.  No fishing within 200m of Weir Wall (above or below).  Situated on Condamine River, suitable for boating. Free camping in designated areas for 2 nights only.  Donations accepted at Chinchilla Visitor Information Centre.  No drinking water.


Rocky Creek

Nearest Town: Chinchilla

Access: Travel west along the Warrego Hwy for approximately 4km until you cross the “Rocky Creek” bridge. Approximately 100m past the bridge, turn right onto a dirt track.

Comments: Suitable only for dry weather.


Archers Crossing North

Nearest Town: Chinchilla 11km

Access: Travel 7km east of Chinchilla, turn right onto Archers Crossing (No Through Road), approximately 4km further to river.  Dry weather conditions only. (North side of river)  Not suitable for caravans.

Comments: Situated on Condamine River. Bush camping, no facilities

Phone: VIC (07) 4660 7291


Archers Crossing South

Nearest Town: Chinchilla 24km

Access: Travel 10km east from Chinchilla, take Hopelands/Kogan (Condamine River) turnoff, proceed 9km to Hopeland School then turn right, continue 2.2km to Archers Crossing Rd (first gravel road on right), follow 4km to river.

Comments: Situated on Condamine River.  Suitable for boating and bush camping

Phone: VIC (07) 4660 7291


For more information on experiencing the Western Downs contact one of our friendly Visitor Information Centres
Ph: 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624)
(07) 4679 4000 for interstate callers or email:

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