Queensland Hikes

South East Queensland has a myriad of small national parks, most with interesting trails and pleasant sights.  The following are a list of the hikes I have completed around South East Queensland.


Glass House Mountains National Parks
70km north of Brisbane  

Glasshouse mountains location

Mt Ngungun and Mt Beerburrum
Easy day hikes with mild climbing and great views

Mt Tibrogargan, Wild Horse Mountain and beyond
Tibrogargan is a challenging and rocky climb, Wild Horse is an easy day hike

Mooloolah River, Dularcha NP, Tibrogargan and Trachyte Circuits
Easy day hikes with moderate views

Mount Tunbubudla East
Moderate climb with no trail


Lamington And Green Mountains National Parks
110km south of Brisbane

Lamington NP location

Gold Coast Hinterland Great! Walk
Moderate 3-day hike through forest with great views

West Canungra Creek Circuit – Green Mountains
Easy day hike through forest with interesting waterfalls

Moran Falls and Lyrebird Lookout Circuits – Lamington National Park
Easy day hike with great views


D’Aguilar National Park
31km west of Brisbane, Formerly Brisbane Forest Park

D'aguilar NP location

Mt Coot-tha – Powerful Owl, Simpson Falls and Eugenia Circuit
Easy day walks

Rainforest Circuit, Cypress Grove, Greenes Falls, Western Window, Morelia, Atrax Circuit
Easy day walks


Main Range National Parks
85km south-west of Brisbane

Main Range NP location

Mount Mitchell Peaks
Easy day hike with awesome views

Mount Cordeaux and Bare Rock
Easy day hike with awesome views

Mt Superbus and the Lincoln Wreck
Challenging remote hike


Bunya Mountains National Park
240km north-west of Brisbane

Bunya Mountains NP

Barker Creek and Scenic Circuits
Easy day hikes

Westcliff and Cherry Plains Circuits, and Mount Kiangarow
Easy day hikes


Crows Nest National Park / Ravensbourne National Park
160km west of Brisbane

Crows Nest Ravensbourne NPs

Perseverance Creeks
Easy wild hike, unmarked trail.

Perseverance Heights
Moderate hike with great views but plentiful Lantana. Unmarked trail.

Valley of Diamonds
Moderate hike with excellent views

Ravensbourne National Park
150km north-west of Brisbane. Easy day hikes


Moogerah Peaks National Park
70km south-west of Brisbane

Moogerah NP location

Mt Edwards and Mt French
Easy climbs with good views

Mt Greville
Moderate gully climb to awesome views


Mount Barney National Park
90km south-west of Brisbane

Mt Barney NP location

Lower Portals
Easy hike around base of mountain

Mt Maroon
Moderate climb with awesome views

Mt Barney – South East Ridge to East Peak
Challenging climb with spectacular views


Conondale National Park
98km north-west of Brisbane.

Conondale NP location

Conondale Great! Walk
Moderate 3 day hike in dense woodland with excellent waterfalls


Gold Coast National Parks

Gold Coast NPs Locations

Mt Tamborine National Park
45km south of Brisbane. Easy day hikes

Burleigh Head National Park
81km south-east of Brisbane. Easy day hike and excellent sea views

The Cougals – Cougals National Park
96km south-east of Brisbane. Moderate climb to excellent views

 

 

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