D'Aguilar National Park is a huge, diverse park of scribbly gums and lush rainforest, sprawling over the hills and Mountains at Brisbane's back door. From the parks information centre join in a fun and informative Connect with Nature activity, or explore the wildlife displays at the South East Queensland Wildlife Centre. Enjoy great lookouts, walking tracks and picnic areas, also remote secluded camp sites for experienced walkers and navigators. At Jolly's lookout (wheelchair accessible), cook a barbecue while taking in the views over Samford Valley and listening to early morning birdsong. At Boombana, take a short rainforest walk among strangler figs and climbing vines.... more
In the northern section of the park inspect the remains of the antique sawmill in the Gantry day-use area. Fit walkers can hike the Somerset trail to enjoy views of Somerset and Wivenhoe lakes. The rockpool at Rocky Hole is surrounded by eucalypt forest and is a great place for a cooling swim in summer. Campers can stay at Neurum Creek or the more remote Archer campground (four-wheel-drive access only).
This huge park is a treasure trove close to Brisbane, offering a circuit drive of 90 minutes through a range of natural habitats.... less
Children are welcome.
Disabled access is available. Wheelchair-accessible facilities in the park include Walkabout Creek; parts of Bellbird Grove (Black Wattle shelter shed and Rose Gum toilets); Jollys lookout; Maiala; The Gantry; Lomandra and Ironbark Gully day-use areas. The Piccabeen walk is suitable for wheelchairs with assistance.
Before you leave home check park alerts on the NPRSR website (www.nprsr.qld.gov.au) for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.
How To Get There
The park entrance is 12 kilometres from the city centre via Mount Nebo Road.
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