The Sunshine State

Queensland has a wealth of bushwalking opportunities including multiple World Heritage Listed rainforests such as the Daintree and Lamington National Park, great coastal and island parks like Fraser Island and Hinchinbrook Island.

Popular Walks

Other Information

World Heritage Areas

  • Fraser Island
  • Gondwana Rainforests of Australia (Lamington NP, Springbrook NP, Mount Chinghee NP, Mount Barney NP, Main Range NP)
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Riversleigh
  • Wet Tropics (Daintree NP, Barron Gorge NP, Cedar Bay NP, Girringun NP, Wooroonooran NP)

Contact details

Queensland Parks and Forest:


The link below provides a region map of QLD as a reference to what council zones are included in the 7 geographic regions of QLD.

  1. Far North Queensland
  2. North Queesnland
  3. Central Queensland
  4. Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday
  5. Wide Bay Burnett
  6. Darling Downs South West
  7. South East Queensland


Cabbage Tree Creek bush camp

This open grassy bush camp is named after the nearby Cabbage Tree Creek, a tributary of Lake Manchester. It provides an excellent starting point to explore the creeks and peaks of this section of the park.

400 m
18 mins

Cypress Grove

A small isolated cypress grove. An easy walk for most fitness levels.

3 km
1 hr

Dundas Road bush camp walk

Dundas Road bush camp.Remote bush camping in open eucalypt forest. Enjoy picturesque wet eucalypt forest on your walk to the campsite. This campsite is the most accessible remote campsite in the park and suits overnight campers with some walking experience and fitness.
This is a great place to base yourself to go exploring other areas.

1.5 km return
30 mins

Egernia Circuit

From the road at the base of Jollys Lookout, this track loops through open eucalypt forest and back to the road. Parking is available at the lookout and at the walking track entrance below it. Early morning walkers may be rewarded with a host of different birdcalls to listen to.

1.8 km
1 hr

Golden Boulder Track

Cross the road and continue to the track shelter showing some history of the area then onto a plaque and continue along the track to a caged mine shaft. A worthwhile walk

4.3 km return
2 hrs

Greenes Falls via Rainforest Circuit + Cypress Grove Circuit

Greenes Falls Track is one of three connected walks, comprising of the Rainforest Circuit (2km return), Greenes Falls Track (+2.2km return) and the optional add-on of Cypress Grove Circuit (+500m), making a total walking distance of 4.7km. The small but beautiful trail network includes several boardwalk sections and sets of stairs, passing over rainforest pools and ending at a lookout above Greenes Falls. Be prepared for an uphill walk on the return trip. Parking is available at Maiala car park.

2.5 km one-way
90 mins

Lepidozamia Remote Bush Camp

A pleasant 2.5km walk along a well maintained access track through rainforest and wet eucalypt forest leading to a spacious, well equipped remote campsite. The campsite offers a hut with benches and a picnic table, two large water tanks, and seating around a fire pit. There are sunset views over the range when looking to the west and, to the east, you can enjoy views of the sunrise, Moreton Bay, and Brisbane lights at night. If you’re lucky you will also see the fireflies flitting around the camp.

3.6 km
3.5 hrs

Light Line bush camp walk

Remote bush camping in open eucalypt woodland surrounded by bloodwoods, grey gums and tallowwoods. The uncommon shrub, Goodenia ovata, shows off its yellow flowers in spring and autumn along the road edge on the walk in.

9.14 km return
3 hrs

Light Line Rd Kholo to Mermaid Mountain

Amazing walk worth the views. This is the shortest and most direct route to get to the lookout.

1 km return
30 mins

Lophostemon Walk

A short circular stroll following and crossing Neurum Creek.