Lockhart River

Population 544

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Campsites around town

Gordon Creek camping area (bush camping) 10 km

This campground is on the banks of Gordon Creek at the Portland Roads Rd, about 8 km north of the ranger HQ and less than a kilometre west of the Cooks Hut camping area. There are no facilities so you need to bring... Find out more

Cooks Hut camping area 10 km

Cooks Hut is near the Rainforest camping area on the banks of the Claudie River, near the junction of Portland Roads and Lockhart River rds. The campsite surface is a combination of dirt and grass and there are 4 defined... Find out more

Rainforest camping area (bush camping) 10 km

Accessible by 4WD only, the Rainforest campsite is set in riverine rainforest on the banks of the Claudie River. The campsite surface is a combination of dirt and grass and there are 4 defined campsites available within... Find out more

Chilli Beach camping area 19 km

Chilli Beach is near the north-east boundary of the park, reached by 4WD off Portland Roads Rd. From this campsite for self-sufficient campers you can take the 5 km walk to the mouth of Chilli Creek at the southern end... Find out more

Chuulangun Aboriginal Corporation Campgrounds 52 km

A great spot for birdwatching and enjoying the natural surrounds, Chuulangun Aboriginal Corporation Campgrounds are about 5 km from the upper Wenlock crossing on Portland Roads Rd. There are no facilities besides the... Find out more

Archer River Roadhouse 84 km

Archer River Roadhouse is open Apr–Dec and closed at other times due to the wet season. The licensed roadhouse offers meals, fuel and basic mechanical repairs. In addition to the camping facilities, 10 single... Find out more

Moreton Telegraph Station 85 km

Moreton Telegraph Station is an ideal stopover if you’re travelling to the tip of Cape York. It is just under 300 km south of the tip, about 130 km from the nearest town of Weipa. The 6 ha grounds are spacious and... Find out more

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