Four recreational areas around Burketown accessible to the general public.

Traditionally, Gangalidda country stretches from the Leichhardt River, west to Massacre Inlet. The extent of this core area has never been disputed with our neighbours. We have strong ties to our country, our cultural heritage and our traditional estates. Through anthropological studies conducted as part of our native title claims we have been able to demonstrate our connection to country and purposely map the area of our traditional family estates.

The ability to control access is a cornerstone of our law and culture and fundamental to our capacity to protect our natural resources for the betterment of our people. There are four recreational areas around Burketown that are accessible to the general public.

Meatwork Campsite 11

Meatworks

Located just a few kilometres northeast of town, all sites are easily accessible by all vehicles, but still secluded. There are several historical

Wharf - Camp Site 23

Wharf

The wharf is a largely flat and open area just 7km from town on bitumen road. Guttapercha and mangroves are the predominate vegetation with

Bridge to Bottleheap - Campsite 1

Bridge to Bottleheap

Bridge to BottleHeap area provides a combination of camping and day-use sites and is the closest camping to town - two access points approximately

Dean Creek - Campsite 30

Dean's Creek

Dean's Creek is a remote area from town crossing margins of the saltpans that can be influenced by the tide. This area is only 12km from town, but