Mt Boulder Round Trip

Woondum National Park

Make your way the the Mothar Mountain Rock Pools just south of Gympie off Noosa road
Note the first part of the trail takes you up Boulder mountain at 490m above sea-level with the last section being steep and slippery when wet so judge your level of fitness and also how safe the conditions are on the day.
Once you reach the top follow the access trail (for the communication towers) past the warning sign saying it is 10km back to the rock pools down the other side of the mountain.
You will hit a T section in the road, simply take the right (should be signed) back to your starting point.

The view is NOT spectacular from the top of the mountain but if you look you can find some views.
Once you turn right at the intersection be careful of possible 4x4 traffic especially on the weekends.
If the conditions are right the Rock pools are a great way to cool off after the walk!

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Getting there

Make your way to the Mothar Mountain Rock Pools 12km just south of Gympie off Noosa road.


Took about 4 hours to complete the 12km circuit. It was a very nice peaceful track with some wildlife. Good to do in the wet season when everything is green.

Alex+Christine on 1 Apr, 2018

That was a great walk. The first part up the mountain was quite steep, particularly for about 300m near the top. After we passed the top it was a bit disconcerting wondering if we were actually on the right track. The concrete road down is very steep and the thought of having to back track wasn't real exciting. We didn't see any signs at all until we'd walked 7km which was when we reached the T intersection. The sign there says 5km to the rock pools. It was a really pleasant walk - nice and shaded. The roads are mostly really good.

Ian and Sue on 3 Jun, 2017

-See other notes for the Mt Boulder trail-
The 10km section of trail (the long way back) is a good walk and can be very relaxing although can be a good trail run too.

NerdTrails on 10 Nov, 2014

Nice hike up the mountain , steep setcion for the last 300meters or so.
Hard to find a spot wiht a view but not impossible. Watch for 4x4 when walking on fire trail back to the pools

J on 14 Jun, 2014


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