We are the custodian of the crown land and the park is developed and maintained in collaboration with the Rocky Creek War Memorial Park Committee.
Entry to the park is free. The toilets are open 8am–6pm.
Donations of $5/vehicle/night contribute to the maintenance of the war memorial and are greatly appreciated. Donations can be made at the Atherton Tableland Visitor Information Centre, corner Silo and Herberton Roads, Atherton.
- Camping is permitted for fully self-contained vehicles only.
- Camping in tents, cars, camper trailers and small campervans is not permitted. We have the right to move any unsuitable vehicles.
- The camp host will provide a registration form to complete.
- Registration valid for 72 hours from date of signature.
- No illegal dumping of black or grey water.
- Use bins provided.
- Do not use generators. The camp host may make exceptions, depending on conditions at the site.
- No open fires.
- Ensure dogs are always on a leash, never left unattended and their waste is collected
- Toilets are provided for visitors to the war memorial and are open 8am–
(Source: Campervan and Motorhome Club (CMCA) of Australia Self-Contained Vehicle Policy)
- No grey water is to be discharged from a self-contained vehicle unless allowable by local authorities or access to a dump point is impractical.
- Sinks hand basins and showers must drain to either an onboard (fitted) grey water tank or an external (non-fitted) grey water tank (tote).
- Totes must be connected to the vehicle by a drainage pipe with a watertight seal and have a working shut off valve to avoid overflow.
- A tote may be used for discharging and transporting grey water from a vehicle to a disposal point, providing the vehicle discharge point has a permanently-installed shut-off valve and the drainage pipe to the tote is connected by a watertight seal.
- When travelling, portable grey water tote must be securely fastened within the confines of the vehicle so as not to cause a hazard.
- Liquid waste is not to be collected or removed in open buckets or containers.
- The vehicle shall have a freshwater tank or bladder specifically manufactured for the storage of potable water.
- The tank may be on-board (fitted) or external (non-fitted) and be of rigid construction with appropriate valves to prevent foreign matter or contaminants entering the tank.
- When travelling the tank must be securely fastened within the confines of the vehicle so as not to cause a hazard.
Sinks & Showers
- The vehicle must be fitted with an installed and plumbed sink. Additional sinks, hand basins and shower are optional.
- Every sink, hand basin and shower must be supplied with water from the freshwater tank, and must drain to a grey water tank. External showers used for ablutionary purposes and, in so doing create grey water, do not comply.
- External water outlets used for rinsing or filling are not seen as a grey water issue.
- All black water is to be contained in holding tanks or cassettes, to be disposed of in a dump point or, if no appropriate facility is available, in accordance with the CMCA Bush Camping Code.
- The vehicle must be equipped with a toilet, installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Portable toilets must be a proprietary brand manufactured for the specific purpose.
- When travelling, portable toilets must be securely fastened within the confines of the vehicle so as not to cause a hazard.
- You must have a sealable refuse container to hold rubbish for disposal.
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