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.

Lookouts
4WD Required
Dogs Permitted
Camping Permitted
Eucalypt Forest
352m
Maximum Elevation
11m
Total Climb

Getting there:

The Brooyar State Forest map page from the link below shows three access points. From the south turning off the Gympie Woolooga Road onto Diggins Road that becomes Greendale Road and signposted left just beyond the Glastonbury Creek Camping Area.

From the north off the Wide Bay Highway onto Petersen Road or further along onto Reid Road, again signposted at the junctions.

All these roads are unsealed and can be driven by 2WD vehicles, but a 4WD is recommended. A small car park is located at the start of the lookout track.

Maps:

Brooyar State Forest

Route/Trail notes:

From the car park a well marked track leads out to the lookout platform.

A track also leads off from the left of the lookout to the bottom of the cliff. This is the access route for the climbing Crag. Please be respectful of the climbers and don't attempt to climb without the proper equipment and training. 

Permits/Costs:

None.

Other References/Comments:

Further details on climbing and abseiling - Brooyar Climbing and Abseiling

Camping is available at Glastonbury Creek and can be booked the Brooyar State Forest link above.

Comments

This was less about the walk and more about the abseiling, although the view from the lookout is expansive.

F.A.B. on 3 Oct, 2020

Peaceful spot, good variety in the area for abseiling and climbing.

kodama on 30 Dec, 2018

Nice view

Shell on Aug, 2016

Nice lil stroll with great views when driving through or camping at Glastonbury Creek Campground

J on 13 Sep, 2014

Camped here a while back. Woke up to a great view. Like to go back and climb

Pardo on 19 Jul, 2014

Camped here a while back. Woke up to great views. Want to go back and climb

Pardo on 19 Jul, 2014

Super short walk, nice views.

NerdTrails on 23 Apr, 2014

Super short walk, nice views.

NerdTrails on 23 Apr, 2014

nice walk , great abseiling and climbing

pkym on 24 Jan, 2014

Good views!

Laurence Hallam on 13 Mar, 2010

Short walk, lovely views of surronding area and some great spots for beginners with Rockclimbing - Good Set Up points.

Anonymous on 17 Jul, 2009

It's a short walk... but a nice enough lookout.

Richard Mason on 12 Apr, 2009

250 degree view at look out, to good a reward for such a short walk :).

Ross Cruickshank on 12 Apr, 2009

Good rock face for a first time climber. Pretty good view at the lookout, very easy and short walk.

Belinda Cruickshank on 11 Apr, 2009

Not sure it counts as a bush walk, but it was listed so why not. Climbing access, views are ok.

B_T on Sometime...

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