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Cook Shire Road Conditions and Closures

This page provides an update on all roads managed by Cook Shire Council.

Updated as of 27 June 2017

Road

 Open

Open 4WD Only

Weight restriction (tonnes)

 Closed

Wet or boggy conditions

Bad wheel ruts &/or washouts

Comments

Bloomfield Rd (Rossville/Bloomfield Rd)

X

 

42.5

 

 

 

Heavy vehicles carting gravel. Please drive with caution

Archer Point Rd

X


 

 



Drive to road conditions 

Esk Valley Rd

X


 

 

 

 

Caution near the washed out culvert

Isabella-McIvor Rd – to Starcke River Boat Ramp

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Cameron Creek Rd

X

 

25

 



Temporary bridge in place at Barretts Creek

Battlecamp Rd

X

 

 


 

 

Drive to road conditions 

Lakefield Rd – southern end to Ranger Station

X

 

 


Drive to road conditions 

Lakefield Rd – from Ranger Station north

X

 

 


 

 



Northern camp sites are closed.

Marina Plains Rd

X

 

 

 

 

 X

Drive to road conditions

Running Creek to Port Stewart Rd

      X      X Drive to the road conditions

Lilyvale Rd

X

 

 


 

 X

Drive to road conditions

Kimba Rd

X

 

 

 

 

 X

Drive to road conditions

Kimba-Gamboola Rd

X

 

 

 



Drive to road conditions 

Dixie-Kimba Rd

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Dixie Rd

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Killarney Rd

X

 

 


 

 

Drive to road conditions

Drumduff/Koolatah Rd

X

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Welcome Rd


 X

 

 

 

X

Causeway crossings require 4WD to cross 

Fairview/Palmerville Rd


 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Palmerville/Maytown Rd

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Whites Creek Rd (to Maytown)

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions 

Byerstown Rd

X

 


 

 

 

Open to Palmer River

Bonny Glen Rd

X

 


 

 

 

 Drive to road conditions

Musgrave/Strathgordon Rd (to Pormpuraaw)

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Aurukun Rd

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Port Stewart Rd

X

 


 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Holroyd Rd

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Rokeby Rd

X

 

 


 

 

Drive to road conditions

Mein/Batavia Rd

X



 

 

X

Drive to road conditions

Moreton/Bramwell Rd

X

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions

Bamaga Rd

X

 

 

  

 

 X

Drive to road conditions 

Sudley/Batavia Rd

X

 


 

 

 

Drive to road conditions 

Portland Roads Rd (to Lockhart & Chilli Beach)

X  

 

 

X

Drive to road conditions

Mt Webb/Wakooka Rd - (Kalpowar section)

X

 

 

 

 

 


Drive to road conditions 

Mt Webb/Wakooka Rd - (Starcke section)

X

 

  

 

 

 


Extreme 4WD only north of the Starcke River boat ramp

Mt Amos Rd

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions 

Gampie Drive

X

 

 

 

 

 

Drive to road conditions 

Quarantine Bay Rd

X

 

 

 

 

 

 Drive to road conditions

Minke Rd X                  Drive to road conditions

Grassy Hill Rd

X

NOT SUITABLE FOR CARAVANS OR RVs. Bitumen but very steep & narrow. COACHES – 7 metres max length (usually 22 seater)

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 4069 5444