Bedford Weir

Located on Bedford Weir Road 25 km north of Blackwater, Bedford Weir is a free camping area in the Central Highlands Region of Queensland.

The large grassy camping area set beside the McKenzie River is a perfect place for a stopover on your travels. Facilities here include water (boil before drinking), toilets, hot showers, onsite BBQ’s and picnic tables. The day use area also has a playground and a boat ramp.

This is a free camp (although donations are appreciated) and the maximum stay is 7 days.

“The area is popular destination for boating, skiing and fishing and has been stocked with sports fish, including Barramundi and Saratoga”. (source:

Dogs are welcome at this campsite but please be responsible!
There is some mobile phone service (depending on your carrier) and television reception here.

The maximum time limit for staying here is 7 days.

Bedford Weir

Bedford Weir at a glance


  • Dogs Allowed
  • Fees Apply
  • Fires Allowed
  • Generators Allowed
  • Time Limits Apply


  • Grassy Areas
  • Scenic Outlook
  • Shady Areas
  • Water Views - River/Creek


  • 2WD Accessible
  • Close to Road
  • Disabled Access
  • Suitable for Big Rigs


  • Camper Trailer
  • Caravan
  • Motor Home
  • Non‑Powered Sites
  • Tent


  • Bush Walking / Hiking
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Fishing


  • Barbeque
  • Boat Ramp
  • Mobile Phone Signal
  • Open Fires
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Rubbish Bins
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • TV Reception
  • Water Available (Non‑Drinkable)