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Clancys camping area
Benarkin State Forest Park
Emu Creek, Benarkin State Forest
Map of Benarkin State Forest Park
D'Aguilar Highway
Queensland 4306 Australia

Benarkin State Forest Park
Benarkin, South Burnett Area

Free Entry

13 7468


In Benarkin State Forest on the Blackbutt Range, majestic hoop pines rise above dense subtropical rainforest. Pines planted in the 1920s thrive near blue gum and ironbark forests. Turn off the D'Aguilar Highway and take the unsealed 16 kilometre forest drive to picnic or camp by Emu Creek.

Dogs are permitted (on a leash) at Clancys camping area. Visitors can walk or ride mountain bikes or horses on the Bicentennial National Trail, the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail or on formed roads and tracks; except where signed or when access is restricted due to timber harvesting activities .

Property Details


  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Mountain Biking
    Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Walking

Open Times

Note: Open 24 hours.

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Dogs are allowed at Clancys camping area providing they are on-leash and restrained at all times. Tether or yard horses uphill from Clancys camping area.

Access Car

Accessible by conventional vehicles (with care) via 16 kilometres of scenic gravel road. The road is steep and winding and drivers should beware of logging trucks.


Free entry to the park, however, camping fees apply.

Free Entry

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.