The Looking Glass
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The Looking Glass walking track leads walkers through the colourful woodlands of the Maranoa River in the Mount Moffatt section of Carnarvon National Park, where pink trunks of smooth-barked apple trees rise above a carpet of wildflowers. Wind has eroded a cave right through an isolated pillar of Precipice Sandstone standing by the Maranoa River. This spectacular ancient sandstone formation has been appropriately labelled "The Looking Glass".
About the Walk
This walk begins from the car park at the Orientation Area at the main entrance to the park.
- Ancient sandstone formations
- Open woodlands
This walk can also be done as part of a 5.8 kilometre circuit that starts on the same track and visits 'The Tombs' and 'The Chimneys'.
Be prepared for extreme temperatures at Mt Moffatt. In winter, temperatures may fall well below zero, while in summer they may reach more than 30 degrees Celsius. Storms are frequent in summer.
Take plenty of water and wear a hat.
Best Time To Go
April to October is the best time to visit, as the rain during the summer months can make access difficult.
The Looking Glass trail features ancient sandstone formations, wildflowers and open woodlands. The track is 1.9 kilometres long, has an easy difficulty level and should take about one hour to complete.
This walk can also be done as part of a 5.8 kilometre circuit that starts on the same track and visits 'The Tombs' and 'The Chimneys'. Be prepared for extreme temperatures at Mount Moffatt. In winter, temperatures may fall well below zero, while in summer temperatures can be well over 40 degrees celcius.
How To Get There:
Mount Moffatt is 220 kilometres north of Mitchell via Womblebank Station.
From Injune, Mount Moffatt is 160 kilometres north-west via Womblebank Station or Westgrove Station. The road from Womblebank is unsealed and can become impassable after rain.
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Mount Moffat Section
Carnarvon National Park
Queensland 4454 Australia
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