Brisbane City council local walks


Toohey Forest walk to Mt. Gravatt mountain

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Amazing rock formations, See what Brisbane bush originally looked liked.


Park at Toohey Forest and many walks lead from there


Available from Brisbane City Council Website. Downloadable




No camping permitted in park


Contact details

Contact details for National Park offices or similar...

2 km return
45 mins

Billai Dhagun Circuit

Billai Dhagun Circuit is part of the Boondall Wetlands, and after rain this walk can get quite wet. It is still quite an easy walk though. The name means 'Place of She-oaks', and you will see plenty of these here. There is a bird hide along the walk so that you can watch the water birds at the opening to Nundah Creek.

4 km
2 hrs

Keperra Saddle

A walk to see the GDR, Mt Barney, Maroon, Glasshouses, Moreton Bay.

Very Easy
1.1 km return
30 mins

Lota Creek Circuit

Part of the Bayside Parklands ..

This circuit walkway, of which part is a boardwalk, links the formal parkland areas of Lota to the natural reserve areas of Ransome. It passes across Lota Creek, past saltmarshes and paperbark forests before entering the dry eucalypt forest common to this area.

Suited to: walking, wheelchair assisted
Habitat: mangroves, saltmarshes, dry eucalypt and paperbark forests
Must: walk the boardwalk

1.2 km
30 mins

Mount Gravatt Summit Track

You will see creepers, ferns, shrubs and large trees on this winding track up the mountain. Once you reach the summit a breathtaking view is your reward. Admire the spectacular views from Mt Gravatt Outlook.

2.3 km one-way
2 hrs

Mt Petrie - Belmont Hill

A short but steep walk from Prout Rd to the back of the Belmont Hill water tank

3 km return
20 mins

Seven Hills Circuit

Sort circuit track that is intersected by the Seven Hills Ridge track and the Seven Hills Gully Track. Wide and clear well maintained track.

2.8 km return
30 mins

She-Oak Track

Enter via Pine Mountain Road, Follow the signs to the summit and look at the views over South Brisbane

Very Easy
1.5 km return
30 mins

Tabbil-ban dhagun

This track is in the Boondal wetlands and passes through mangroves fringing the shores of Moreton Bay and the banks of Nudgee Creek. Birdlife abounds in the mangroves and a birdhide overlooks the tidal flats at the creek mouth. The boardwalk allows you to explore the mangroves at anytime. but make sure you carry repellent as the sandies can be murder. The name means "Place of salt water"

Very Easy
2 km one-way
30 mins

The Cliffs Boardwalk

The area between the cliff face and the river, called The Cliffs Boardwalk, has been beautifully landscaped with walkways, including a boardwalk through the mangroves, barbecues, picnic areas and gardens.

Scattered along the walk are colourful artworks that were originally commissioned for the riverside promenade at World Expo 88 at nearby Southbank.

1.5 km one-way
30 mins

The Federation Track

This track from the base of Mt Gravatt follows a track up the mountain, passing a lookout over the east. The path is quite rough in places with lots of loose rocks, though there are also steps and bridges. To reach the summit you need to turn left onto the Azania Way track at the end, and follow this for another .4km. You can then return back to where you started by following the summit track (1.2km)