Beardmore Dam Turnoff Camping Area

Waypoint: -27.96321 , 148.68652 GPS: -27.95683 , 148.68465
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  • Campground
  • Overnight Rest Area
  • Day Use Area
  • Fishing Spot
70 Thungaby Road
St George QLD 4487
  • Bush camp with no facilities
  • Sealed all the way from waypoint to the dam wall

Driving Directions

14.5km north-east of St George. Proceed to waypoint 13.5km north-east of St George on Carnarvon Highway. Turn north-west and follow for 1km, turning left at 1st grid continuing to camping area on eastern bank of Balonne River.

The turn off at the waypoint from the Carnarvon Highway is now sealed all of the way to the E. J. Beardmore Dam wall. The turn off left at the 1st grid is dirt to the camp area.

Last updated by Ian on 24th June, 2013
At the Beardmore Dam Turnoff there is a free camping area which is also a popular fishing spot on the Balonne River. Grassy areas with good shade. No facilities at all.
Beardmore Dam Turnoff Camping Area is a true bush camp; there are NO facilities at this camp site.

A large turn around area for big rigs is on the left as you enter the camp site. Dogs are OK, Fires are OK during suitable conditions, Suitable for all sized caravans.
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"No Camping" Signs erected at this site. Apparently it has been closed for some time now.
There is definitely no camping inside the Dam boundaries...see the gates in photo 1.
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