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Somerset Trail
Mount Mee, Country Valleys

Free Entry - Entry Information

13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au

Description

At the D'Aguilar Range's northern end, this huge expanse of rainforest and eucalypt forest in Mount Mee Forest Reserve contains clear creeks, and lookouts with lovely views.

Beginning at the Gantry, this mind-calming walk contains beautiful open forests, scribbly gum forests, rainforest remnants, hoop pine plantations and picturesque creek scenery.

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About halfway along, enjoy the magnificent views to the west, overlooking Somerset and Wivenhoe Dams. On your return, enjoy a picnic at the Gantry picnic area where the remains of the old sawmill that operated here until 1981 can still be seen.

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About the Walk

13 kms
3-4 hours
Half Day Walk, Half Day Walk
Easy
Circuit
The Gantry picnic area, 150metres from the car park entrance.

Walk Highlights

  • Views over lakes
  • Scribbly gum forests
  • Rainforest remnants
  • Old sawmill remains

Walk Hints

Wear sturdy shoes and carry water.

Property Details

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Further Details:
The Somerset Trail highlights include: views over lakes, scribbly gum forests, rainforest remnants and old sawmill remains. The Trail is a 13 kilometre easy trail which should take between three and four hours to complete. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and carry water.

How To Get There:
Mount Mee is about 90 minutes drive or 60kilometres north-west of Brisbane. From the south, travel through Samford and Dayboro then follow Mount Mee and Sellin Roads to the forest. From the north, turn off the D'Aguilar Highway at D'Aguilar south of Woodford.


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Map of Somerset Trail
Mount Mee State Forest and Forest Reserve
Mount Mee,Country Valleys
Queensland 4521 Australia

Contact Details

13 7468

 

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