Banksia Track - Karawatha Forest

Queensland

True to its name this track features a variety of banksia species. Visit in autumn when the banksias are in bloom. The track begins in Frog Hollow where wet heath provides rich habitat for 23 species of frog that call Karawatha Forest home then climbs through eucalypt forest to the crest of the hill and the sandstone boulders of Poet’s Rock. This track connects with the Dianella, Wallum and Dentata tracks for a longer walking experience.

Picnic Facilities
BBQ
Toilets
Dogs Permitted
80m
Maximum Elevation
77m
Total Climb

Getting there

Park at the Acacia Rd entrance

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Route/Trail notes

From the carpark walk along the Brushtail, Dentata Trails to reach the Banksia Track.  Note the Banksia Track itself is only 2km but you need to get to it, from Acacia Entrance this takes 6.5km return (2 hours)

Permits/Costs

Nil

Other References

https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/sites/default/files/20150220-karawatha-track-map.pdf

Comments

Rode our bikes around this in conjunction with the Rocks Circuit. Nice bit of bushland close to Brisbane.

scruffy on 22 Jul, 2018

Nice little stroll on the various tracks. As with most open eucalypt, best done in the cooler months or very early in the morning.

Sally on 7 Apr, 2018

Pretty basic track, not hard, plenty of banksia to see.

rob.bushman on 9 Sep, 2017

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