Brooyar State Forest

Summary

Nestled in the hills north-west of Gympie, Brooyar State Forest is a quiet park including rainforest, eucalypt and hoop pine. Whilst walking opportunities are a little slim, the park includes a couple of good lookouts and also has some good climbing crags.

Popular Walks

Parent Regions

Features

The main features of Brooyar are the lookouts at Point Pure and Eagles Nest. The rainforest around Glastonbury Creek also offers some nice areas.

Access

Head north from Gympie on the Bruce Highway for 10km. Turn left onto the Wide Bay Highway. Follow the sign left onto Peterson Rd to the campground at Glastonbury Creek.

Maps

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Accommodation

Camping

Glastonbury Creek campground - http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/projects/park/index.cgi?parkid=27

Other

Contact details

EPA Website - http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/projects/park/index.cgi?parkid=27

https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/brooyar

Very Easy
100 m return
15 mins

Eagles Nest

A short walk to a similar lookout to Point Pure, with its sandstone cliffs and views over hoop pine plantations and mature rainforest with emergent hoop pines.
Also a good place for some rock climbing and abseiling, if you're into that, or just watch the fun.

Easy
2.2 km return
1 hr

Glastonbury Creek Loop

A looping walk up to the top of the ridge above the camp site, through the eucalypt forest and abundant grass trees, before returning downhill to Glastonbury Creek.

Very Easy
410 m return
15 mins

Point Pure

A short walk leads to the lookout at the top of sandstone cliffs. The lookout offers views over hoop pine plantations and mature rainforest with emergent hoop pines. Beyond the plantations, Glastonbury Creek can be seen winding through grazing country.
Also a good place for some rock climbing and abseiling, if you're into that, or just watch the fun.