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Summit Track
Brisbane City, Brisbane Area

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13 7468


Mt Coot-tha Forest is Brisbane's largest natural area, with more than 1500 hectares of open forest. It forms the south-eastern boundary of Brisbane Forest Park.

The summit track travels from the J.C. Slaughter Falls Picnic Area through open eucalypt forest. The grade is steep over short sections, but walkers are rewarded at the summit, as the Mt Coot-tha Lookout offers sweeping views of the city, Moreton Bay, Stradbroke Islands and the southern ranges. It provides a spectacular view of the city in the day and a fairyland of lights at night.

About the Walk

3.8 km
1 hour
Short Walk
From the J.C. Slaughter Falls Picnic Area

Walk Highlights

  • Panoramic views
  • Open eucalypt forest

Walk Hints

Wear a hat, sunscreen and carry water. Wear comfortable footwear. Take binoculars and a camera to record the panoramic views.

Property Details


  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
  • Walking

Other Information

Further Details:
The Summit Track at Mt Coot-tha Forest features: panoramic views and an open eucalypt forest. The Track is classified as an easy walk and takes about one hour and is 3.8 kilometres return in distance. Be sure to wear a hat, sunscreen and carry water. Wear comfortable footwear, take binoculars and a camera to record the panoramic views.

How To Get There:
Mt Coot-tha Forest is located five kilometres west of Brisbane Central Business Distrcit. Access is via Sir Samuel Griffith Drive or Gap Creek Road, Mt Coot-tha. Turn off to the J.C. Slaughter Falls Picnic Area and car park to reach the start of this walk.

Free Entry

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Map of Summit Track
Mount Coot-tha Forest
Brisbane City
Queensland 4000 Australia

Contact Details

13 7468


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