Simpson Falls Track

Mt. Coot-tha

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. Walkers may catch a glimpse of the city from the Simpson Falls viewing deck.

Picnic Facilities
Eucalypt Forest

Getting there

How do you get to the start of the walk?

Simpson falls carpark off of Sir Samuel Griffith Drive.


Which maps cover the area?

Mount Coot-tha forest park maps. 

Route/Trail notes

A detailed description of the walk!

From park follow track along West Ithaca Creek to the lookouts at Simpson falls.


Do you need any permits? What's the cost?


Other References

How can I find more info? Any guide books?

GPS Tracks

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Nice and short with kids. Good to do after some rain otherwise there is no waterfall.

Daia on 31 Dec, 2021

Nice walk with the kids not too long

Kent on 15 Aug, 2021

Friendly walk with kids

Penny on 2019


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