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Box Forest Track
1.5 Hours  / 5 Kilometres



Description

Begin this walk at either the West Gap Creek picnic area or western end of The Crest car park at Cunninghams Gap in World Heritage listed Main Range National Park. Passing through rainforest and open forest, the track is named after the brush box (Lophostemon confertus) which line West Gap Creek. Birdlife is plentiful. Return to your starting point via the Box Forest track or arrange to be picked up at either end of the track. It is not advisable to return via the edge of the busy Cunningham Highway.

Rainforest fungi, Main Range National Park
Rainforest fungi, Main Range National ParkTowering rainforest giant
Towering rainforest giantWalkers admire rainforest
Walkers admire rainforest


Journey Details

Duration1.5 Hours Itinerary TypeLand
Distance5 KilometresItinerary RouteReturn
Mode of TravelWalk
Level of DifficultyLevel of difficulty - Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Walking
    Walking
  • Self-Guided
    Self-Guided


Box Forest Track Full Itinerary

Box Forest Track

The Box Forest Track is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please visit the web site for the latest park information including opening hours and safety messages.


Route Details

Duration: 1.5 Hrs 
Distance: 5 Kilometres
Mode of Travel: Walk
Route Type: Return

Experiences
  • Flora/Fauna
    Flora/Fauna
  • Nature based
    Nature based
  • Rainforest
    Rainforest
  • Wildlife
    Wildlife


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 3
Other Information
Children: Children are welcome. Supervise children closely - especially near watercourses and steep slopes. Avoid contact with stinging nettles and stinging trees.



Other Information

Children:
Yes. Children are welcome. Supervise children closely - especially near watercourses and steep slopes. Avoid contact with stinging nettles and stinging trees.,


Visit our Driving Safety and Advice page for more information or the RACQ website for the latest road conditions.

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