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Camping in Cathu State Forest

Picnic or camp beside Pandanus Creek at Jaxut camping area. Grassy, shady camp sites, picnic tables, a toilet and fireplaces are provided. Take firewood and drinking water. Creek flow is seasonal.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

Jaxut camping area

Camping area features: set beside the creek is an open grassy area to set up camp. Drive into the camping area and park beside your chosen camp site. Fire rings, picnic tables and a unisex composting toilet are available at the site.

Location: the camping area is located 200m past the old forest station site.

Map: Jaxut camping area map (PDF, 141K)

Access: the camping area can be reached by all-wheel drive vehicles and camper trailers in dry weather only; 4WD recommended.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car and camper trailers.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: composting toilet, picnic tables and communal fire rings.

Open fires: allowed in fire rings only (except when fire bans apply). Fuel stoves are recommended. Bring your own clean, milled timber.

Generator use: permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sunscreen.

Bookings: book onlineover-the-counter or by phone.

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Last updated
28 April 2017