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Rocky Knoll Lookout Trail
1 Hour 15 Minutes / 2 Kilometres



Description

The Rocky Knoll Lookout trail forms part of the Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate managed by Ipswich City Council, and is accessed from the Hardings Paddock Picnic Area of Carmichael's Road in Purga, just South of Ipswich. Visitors to the Estate can take in the natural wonders of the area through a range of recreational activities including hiking, mountain bike riding and horse riding. The conservation estate is over 1900 hectares in area supporting extensive forests and rugged volcanic peaks and slopes including Flinders Peak, and Mounts Blain, Catherine and Goolman. The Estate is an important wildlife refuge supporting 136 bird, 25 mammal, 13 reptile and 8 amphibian species as well as 531 different flora species.

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The Rocky Knoll Lookout trail is a moderate level hike through eucalypt woodlands to Rocky Knoll Lookout. Glimpses of the scenic rim and the surrounding Ipswich area are provided along the way.

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Rocky Knoll Trail
Rocky Knoll Trail


Journey Details

Duration1 Hour 15 MinutesItinerary TypeLand
Distance2 KilometresItinerary RouteReturn
Mode of TravelWalk
Level of DifficultyLevel of difficulty - Recommended for experienced bushwalkers

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Walking
    Walking
  • Self-Guided
    Self-Guided


Rocky Knoll Lookout Trail Full Itinerary

Rocky Knoll Lookout Trail

The Rocky Knoll Lookout trail forms part of the Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate managed by Ipswich City Council, and is accessed from the Hardings Paddock Picnic Area of Carmichael's Road in Purga, just South of Ipswich. Visitors to the Estate can take in the natural wonders of the area through a range of recreational activities including hiking, mountain bike riding and horse riding. The conservation estate is over 1900 hectares in area supporting extensive forests and rugged volcanic peaks and slopes including Flinders Peak, and Mounts Blain, Catherine and Goolman. The Estate is an important wildlife refuge supporting 136 bird, 25 mammal, 13 reptile and 8 amphibian species as well as 531 different flora species.

The Rocky Knoll Lookout trail is a moderate level hike through eucalypt woodlands to Rocky Knoll Lookout. Glimpses of the scenic rim and the surrounding Ipswich area are provided along the way.


Route Details

Duration: 1 Hr 15 Mins
Distance: 2 Kilometres
Mode of Travel: Walk
Route Type: Return

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


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 4



Other Information


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