Rainforest Circuit

Main Range National Park

The circuit commences at the eastern end of The Crest car park. It passes the Allan Cunningham monument and is the beginning of an extensive track system on the northern side of Cunninghams Gap. The Fassifern Valley lookout is on the eastern part of the circuit and can be reached by climbing the stairs at the first track junction. The lookout provides a spectacular view over distinctive volcanic peaks, the Fassifern Valley and Lake Moogerah.

For an easier way round the circuit, turn left at the base of the stairs and walk the circuit in a clockwise direction.

832m
Maximum Elevation
87m
Total Climb

Getting there

Main Range National Park is 116 km south-west of Brisbane and 50 km east of Warwick. The Cunningham Highway crosses the park at Cunninghams Gap and provides access to the northern part of the park, which includes visitor facilities and walks at Cunninghams Gap and Goomburra.

Maps

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Route/Trail notes

This walk has information and signage at every junction.

Permits/Costs

NIL

Other References

http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/main-range/about.html#rainforest

Comments

We did this as part of the Palm Grove Circuit . Such a pretty area with beautiful thick rainforest and a nice lookout

Bobbe on 2 Jul, 2019

We did this walk on our way to Bare Rock. We walked one side of it in the way there and the other on the way back. It would be a great walk to do if you needed to stretch your legs during a long trip as it’s right there on the highway. Quite a pretty little walk.

Ian and Sue on 6 May, 2019

Easy rainforest walk with a nice lookout view of the old volcanic peaks. 1.9km took me 40 minutes (including photo and lookout time). Saw a few pademelons.

Le on 7 Mar, 2019

Nice easy stroll with husband and 6yo.

BGS3 on 10 Jan, 2018

Even though the traffic of the busy road can be heard a fair way in to this walk, it is a lovely short dose of rainforest walking to soothe any soul.

Dvette on 3 Jul, 2017

Came here with my hubby and my two young girls. Such a beautiful walk for the whole family

Chelle Ryan on 11 Mar, 2017

A quick and easy walk to get warmed up before tackling one of the longer trails.

Steve F on 2 Oct, 2016

Had a lovely walk with Tony Wells this morning. The air was so cool and clear. We saw wallabies and birds, flowers and ferns and much more. Could do it every morning. Just beautiful.

Traveller on 7 Feb, 2016

Enjoyable walk, looks very magical during the rainy weather (very misty). Watch out for leeches though, managed to have several land on me but was lucky to not have any attach.

rob.bushman on 28 Dec, 2014

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