Bare Rock track and Morgan's Walk

Main Range National Park

Bare Rock is a minor peak North of Cunningham's Gap with great views towards the Mistake Mountains.

No Dogs Permitted
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there

From Brisbane follow the Cunningham Highway towards Cunningham's Gap. At the top of the gap turn right into a car park adjoining the highway. Follow the Mt. Cordeaux track which leaves from the edge of the car park.


The track is clearly marked so no map is required, however, the Sunmap Cunninghams Gap sheet covers the area.

Route/Trail notes

The Bare Rock track turns off just before the Mt. Cordeaux lookout. Follow the track as it passes through a saddle and into the rainforest. Morgan's Walk leaves the main track 680m short of Bare Rock and visits a beautiful grove of montane heath.

GPS Tracks


4.5h return taking it very casually. The track is easy for just about anyone ( I am 60) and you get really good views from Bare Rock.

Jozef KESEG on 8 May, 2023

Completed this as part of Mt Cordeaux, definately worth the extra couple of KM's.

BrentG on 19 Jan, 2023

Definitely do Mt Cordeaux on the way to Bare Rock and Morgans! Great walk,be nice to do Mt Cordeaux for a sunrise and continue on!

Sonja Wentzel on 6 Jan, 2023

Nice easy walk past the Mt Cordeaux summit. You get a better view of the range so it is well worth the extra hike out. The track is well graded and the weather was nice and cool even in December due to the altitude.

Jess&JonM on 27 Dec, 2022

We left about 9.45 am and did Palm Grove before reaching Mt Cordeaux at 11.52 am. After lunch we decided to do Morgans walk and Bare Mountain. Had a great day with clear views to Lake Moogerah and even Brisbane city. Got back to the car park at 3.07 pm. About 5 hours 25 mins all up.

Jeff on 4 Dec, 2022

A clear easy path, well used, a steady climb, the views from both bare rock and cordeux summit are absolutely beautiful. Path is mostly shaded by trees which is amazing in summer. Kids (10 & 13) survived the 12.6km, completed in 3hrs20minutes. would like to return some time for sunrise!

Nicole Howarth on 13 Nov, 2022

Awesome walk awesome weather

ian parker on 9 Jul, 2022

Great extension to Mt Cordeux summit. The walk from Mt Cordeux turnoff to bare rock is splendid. Views from bare rock spectacular.

Hadi Nahvi on 16 Apr, 2022

Easy to follow walk. Well maintained tracks to both Barr rock and Morgan's. Definitely worth doing both.

Chris on 12 Mar, 2022

On a rainy day cloud came in, no view at all but the misty rain in the forrest is magical

Bruce on 29 Oct, 2021

Pleasant walk to Mr Cordeaux and then across to Bare Rock. Just over 3 hours. Will do Morgans another time.

Carmen on 21 Aug, 2021

A easy to do and worthwhile quite short extension of Mt Cordeaux walk

Bruce on Aug, 2021

Great walk through rainforest to the mountain peaks.. Easy to moderate with set trail to follow.Beautiful views at Bare Rock.

Susan on 29 May, 2021

Wonderful walk! Clear pathways, signed and maps so it is very easy to navigate. It’s long, but we’ll worth the view at Bare Rock. Can’t wait to do it again and watch the sunrise right up there!

katie on 23 May, 2021

Sick view to turn off from Mt Coureaux! The mountain edge is sick

Kaina on 23 May, 2021

Got to bare rock for the sunrise approx 6.30am. Amazing views yet again very cold.

ian parker on 16 May, 2021

Sun rise, nice

Chris Wilson on 3 May, 2021

Excellent track, great views. pretty easy

Justin on 19 Apr, 2021

and Mt Cordeaux

Natalie Noon on 11 Apr, 2021

A great walk. It is moderately hard for beginners. But it is a rewarding walk.

Mohsen on 4 Apr, 2021


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