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Quite steep but concrete all the way. Amazing 360° views of the Glass House Mountains to the west and Bribie Island and the coastal strip to the east. Lots of information on what you are looking at and a great place for a picnic.

Scrambling or Climbing
No Dogs Permitted
No Camping Permitted
Eucalypt Forest

Getting there:

A distinctive landmark (fire watch tower) on the eastern side of the Bruce Highway. From the south, take the exit next to the Service Station and turn right to cross over the Bruce Highway before turning right again and following the sign to the car park.

Well signposted from the north.


Wild Horse Mountain

Route/Trail notes:

700mt and quite steep. The quickest we have done this is in 7mins 56sec up and 4mins 23sec down. Concrete the whole way. If you are looking for something else, from the bottom of the car park, turn right and head along the forest trail for a couple of minutes and you can follow a bush track up the side of the mountain. This track only takes you halfway up though.



Other References/Comments:



Not so much a hike but more an incline walk up a concrete road to the top. Well worth it for the different view back towards the Glasshouse Mountains. The roundhouse at the top has some interpretive signage which is helpful.

wheres_wally on 27 Aug, 2021

Easy 700m clmb to lookout

Jonno on 10 Jul, 2021

This is a family friendly walk with it being reasonably short and paved all the way the views from the top of all the mountains and forests are spectacular. We ended our multiple mountain day with this little gem to top it off.

Valda Wakefield on 28 Jun, 2021

A simple walk up the service road to the look out. Watch out for the pot holes in the road once you turn into the area over the bridge!

Rhiannan Wilde on 11 Apr, 2021

Easy but vey steep

Denise Wilson on 21 Feb, 2021

Easy walk but watch out with lots of mosquitoes! They are attacking us like bees.

Indra on 3 Jan, 2021

Steep but easy climb

Jade on 19 Dec, 2020

Fantastic view! Very short, easy walk - a bit steep and all concrete.

Heather T on 6 Dec, 2020

Such a cute little steep trek. Lovely from the top. Loved it

Tess on 12 Oct, 2020

Sunset is amazing up here. Few mozzies though at this time

CM Betelgeuse on 17 Sep, 2020

12 minutes up. I want to break the 10 minute mark

Leigh James on 4 Sep, 2020

Great view from the top and some magical views of the glasshouse mountains at sunset. Steep walk but it's a good path all the way to the top.

Chewie on Sep, 2020

Simple straight paved path up. Big open lookout building at the top has 360 degree views, and information about what you can see in each direction - look up at the eaves. Amazing sunset behind the other mountains.

Simon Hazelgrove on 24 Aug, 2020

Nice views at sunset

Juiced Pixels on 25 Jul, 2020

Real small and easy. Can be steep in some parts, as others have pointed out, but it wasn't difficult at all if you walk regularly. If you've walked through the super hilly suburbs of Brisbane (Paddington or Toowong maybe) this shouldn't be too dissimilar. Rly sick views at the top! Loved how they have lil informational boards that label the rest of the mountains and other landmarks.

RB-98 on 5 Jul, 2020

Nice short track for the kids and unfit like me for a starting point of our Bush walking adventures.

Fammez on 14 Jun, 2020

Steep but a good walk up. Pause to enjoy the view. Great lookout at the top.
A word of warning - ensure car is securely locked in the car park.

Helen on 9 Jun, 2020

Was mega steep but pretty easy. Was able to push a pram the whole way up. View from the top was amazing.

Ashleigh on 9 Jun, 2020

Sunset views not to be missed. This convinced even my wife's Mom (70+). Allow extra time to enjoy the panorama.

Wanderlust on 30 Mar, 2020

Both Mount Beerburrum and Wild Horse have these awful concrete pathways that annihilate your calves! I'd take scrambling up crumbly rocks any day.

The attraction here is, of course, the westerly view of all Glass House Mountains ranging from Elimbah up to Coochin and it really is spectacular at sunset.

Be sure to go in winter to get the ultimate sunset when the air quality is better!

Also, please take your trash with you... it isn't hard.

basalamant on 2020


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