Ryan Ketterl

4 walks ticked

This Year

Number of Walks Ticked
Total Distance Ticked

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Number of Walks Ticked
Total Distance Ticked
Name Date Difficulty Distance/Duration
Purling Brook Falls Circuit (Springbrook National Park)
11 May, 2018
4km return
2 hrs
Nicely maintained and clean path with a few stairs. Please note the loop that begins at the falls (halfway through the walk) is closed due to damage from the hurricane (see photo of sign posted here). Still a lovely out-and-back walk.
Lower Bellbird Circuit (Lamington National Park)
25 Apr, 2016
12km return
3 hrs
Very easy trail with no steep sections and is well signed and maintained. Several nice lookouts, but not as many attractions as some other nearby walks.

We included the caves circuit at the end. The "caves" are more like overhanging cliff faces, which are still beautiful - but don't expect to go spelunking.

We completed Lower BellBird with the caves circuit in about 3.5 hours at a moderate pace and a few breaks.
Warrie Circuit (Springbrook National Park)
22 Apr, 2016
17km return
5 hrs
Wonderful way to spend 4-5 hours. There are many streams and waterfalls to break up this longish walk. Footing can be a little tricky in some places, but never steep or treacherous. The "meeting of the waters" area is an excellent lunch stop. It is slightly mis-marked on the trail map, but it is clearly signed on the trail. I couldn't believe all the natural beauty on this trail. PS - You will get a few leeches dropping on you!
Box Forest (Lamington National Park)
15 Apr, 2016
5 hrs
Started from O'Reilly's Retreat on Main Border Track. Beautiful waterfalls and streams. Went on Friday morning and saw almost no one else. Trail is well signed, and was damp and a little chilly.