Mt. Cootha

Summary

The Mt. Cootha area forms the south-eastern section of Brisbane Forest Park

History

Any interesting history for the region?

Features

What are the standout bushwalking features?

Access

How do you get there? Include all access points if there are many?

Maps

Which maps cover the region?

Accommodation

Where can I stay there? or near there?

Camping

Other

Contact details

Contact details for National Park offices or similar...

Walks in Mt. Cootha

Very Easy
1.4 km
1 hr

Aboriginal Artwork Track

The Aboriginal Artwork trail was created in 1993, the international year of the World's Indigenous People

Medium
4.6 km
90 mins

Jacksonia Trail, Kokoda Trial Circuit

This walk is a great work-out training. Alot of people along this track are training for possibly Kokoda and carry large packs. It is very steep, you some times see mountain bikers ride up and down

Easy
1.2 km return
30 mins

JC Slaughter Falls

The walk begins at the far end of the JC Slaughter Falls Picnic area and follows for about 600m way one. Only about 200m on the walk has a steep rocky incline but it isn't very difficult. The falls are non-existent unless there has been some rain.

Medium
2.6 km one-way
40 mins

Mahogany Trail

An alternate track to the Summit Trail at Mt Cootha Brisbane that is shared with bikes and horse riders

Medium
3.8 km return
1 hr

Mt. Coot-tha Summit Track

Mt Coot-tha Lookout has sweeping views of Brisbane City, Moreton Bay, Stradbroke Islands and the Southern Ranges. The City view can be enjoyed day or night.

Medium
2.8 km
66 mins

Powerful Owl Circuit

Easy
4 km
90 mins

Simpsons Falls and Eugenia Circuit

This track begins at Simpson Falls Picnic Area. It is excellent for wildflower viewing in late winter and spring when the golden wattles and purple hoveas of the open forest understorey burst into bloom. Links with the Eugenia Circuit