South East Queensland


Boarding NSW and the pacific Ocean, it is not uncommon for hikes to have views of both worlds (ocean and hinterland). Hikes here are typically on the great dividing range.

Popular Walks


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Council Areas:

  1. Scenic Rim Regional
  2. Gold Coast City
  3. Logan City
  4. Redland City
  5. Ipswich City
  6. Lockyer Valley Regional
  7. Brisbane City
  8. Somerset Regional
  9. Moreton Bay Regional
  10. Sunshine Coast Regional
  11. Noosa Shire

Contact details

See Qld National parks website

3.74 km return
1 hr

Applegum Walk and Hartmanns Park Circuit

A creek-side track connecting Bullocky's Rest Park with a network of trails through Hartmann Park in Crows Nest. Includes a short side-track to the Pump Hole, a deep waterhole that is home to long-necked turtles, and includes a small waterfall after rain.

Officially marked Grade 3/Medium (some uneven/rocky/slippery surfaces, especially after rain) this trail is manageable for walkers of most ages and fitness levels.

2.2 km return
30 mins

Banksia Bicentennial Bushwalk

Explore remnant wallum heathlands and spot colourful birds and other wildlife on this delightful bushwalk in a corner of the Bribie Island National Park.

5 km return
2 mins

Bayview Conservation Area

Many trails through the bush area for walkers, bikes and horses. There are a few areas with healthy mozzie populations so be prepared!

16 km return
4 hrs

Blackfellow Creek Glen Rock

An easy but longer walk. Yet no hills so the little ones can go along on this hike.

13.5 km return
3 hrs

Bracalba Running Trail

This is where the Glasshouse Mountains Parkrun is held on a Saturday morning. It's a lovely hiking area too that includes rainforest and bush surroundings. There's some great steep hills and a couple of different tracks adjoining to make your hike longer if you desire.

NOTE: these tracks have been closed from 20 December 2024 due to a significant weather event. Correct as of 5 January 2024.

5 km return
2 hrs

Brian Burke Reserve / House Mountain

Moderate climb on well defined vehicle track. Some good views over Samford Valley toward Mt Nebo. Traverses up ridge line enjoying any breeze that's going, also making it a reasonable summer walk/climb, if there's a decent breeze. Very accessible from Brisbane.

1.2 km return
1 hr

Browns Falls

Located only 4.5 kms outside of Killarney in the Scenic Rim. The 15m waterfall requires a 600 metre walk along a rough track involving plenty of climbing over rocks and under fallen trees. It is definitely worth the walk.

8 km return
110 mins

Bullocky Rest to Forgan Cove Loop

Bullocky Rest is a peninsular stretching out into lake Samsonvale. Being surrounded by water on three sides and with plenty of shade trees.

Start at either Bullocky Rest or Forgan Cove (the new watercraft launch area).

3 km return
45 mins

Bunya Crossing Reserve

There are several easy short dog-friendly walks in the area (about 2kms in total). There is a lovely shaded picnic area and a swimming hole with rope swing. It is not so much a picturesque walk but a good place to take the family for a relaxing picnic and to take your dog for a stroll and swim. Gates close at sunset.

650 m return
15 mins

Bunyaville Conservation Park

Featuring a boardwalk and interpretive signs, this walking track starts and finishes at the northern end of the day-use area. Meander through dry open forest and discover the diverse range of eucalyptus species found in this peaceful reserve. Koalas are occasionally seen here—look out for their grey bodies high in the trees.