Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in McPherson Range, South-East Queensland

Albert River Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainForestDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Lamington NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)21Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteAlbert River Circuit Trail
NotesMany waterfalls are visited along with walk with a fine view across to Mt Warning from Echo Point
Echo Falls along Albert River Circuit, Albert River Circuit Trail (T), Lamington NP, Queensland, Australia, 11-Jun-01, B996

Mt Warning (R) from Echo Lookout, Albert River Circuit Trail (T), Lamington NP, Queensland, Australia, 11-Jun-01, B998

  
Coomera Circuit / Mt Hobwee Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainForestDateEarly May
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Lamington NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)18Height gain (m)250Route findingEasy
RouteCoomera Circuit and Mt Hobwee Circuit
NotesA classic Lamington walk, visiting many quiet corners of the park and treading on many stepping stones. The views from many of the peaks are rather obscured by trees.
Bahnamboola Falls from middle level of falls, Coomera Circuit and Mt Hobwee Circuit (T), Lamington NP, Queensland, Australia, 2-May-04, BF53

Along Hobwee Circuit Track between Mt Hobwee and Araucaria track junctions, Coomera Circuit and Mt Hobwee Circuit (T), Lamington NP, Queensland, Australia, 2-May-04, BF56

Along Hobwee Circuit Track between Mt Hobwee and Araucaria track junctions, Coomera Circuit and Mt Hobwee Circuit (T), Lamington NP, Queensland, Australia, 2-May-04, BF57

 
Dave's Creek Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainForestDateLate Sep
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Lamington NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteDave's Creek Circuit Trail
NotesOne of my favourites in Lamington because of the variety of vegatation, from dense forest to open heathland with nice spring flowers
Numimbah Gap, Springbrook Mtn (L) from Dave's Creek Circuit, Dave's Creek Circuit Trail (T), Lamington NP, Queensland, Australia, 29-Sep-01, B1114

Numimbah Gap, Springbrook Mtn (L) from Dave's Creek Circuit, Dave's Creek Circuit Trail (T), Lamington NP, Queensland, Australia, 29-Sep-01, B1116

  
Mt Barney (S Ridge) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainGreat DividingDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Mt Barney NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m)1000Route findingEasy-Moderate
RouteSummit by South Ridge
NotesA classic Queensland bushwalking destination, with panoramic views from the summit ridge. The South Ridge provides a relatively safe ascent and descent route, and by paying careful attention in the saddle region, navigation is also quite straighforward.
Mt Lindesay from nr Yellowpinch, Summit by South Ridge (T), Mount Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Jun-04, NA0234

Ascending South Ridge, Summit by South Ridge (T), Mount Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Jun-04, NA0235

Views from West Peak summit ridge, Summit by South Ridge (T), Mount Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Jun-04, NA0243

Views from West Peak summit ridge, Summit by South Ridge (T), Mount Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Jun-04, NA0244

Views from West Peak summit ridge, Summit by South Ridge (T), Mount Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Jun-04, NA0254

Views from West Peak summit ridge, Summit by South Ridge (T), Mount Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Jun-04, NA0262

Views from West Peak summit ridge, Summit by South Ridge (T), Mount Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Jun-04, NA0270

Views from West Peak summit ridge, Summit by South Ridge (T), Mount Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Jun-04, NA0266

Mt Maroon Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainGreat DividingDateMid Jan / Aug
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Mt Barney NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)7Height gain (m)550Route findingEasy
RouteMt Maroon Summit Trail
NotesA smaller version of the Mt Barney Summit Walk, with sweeping views from the heath-covered summit ridge
View to W and flank of Mt Maroon North Peak, Mt Maroon Summit Trail (T), Queensland, Australia, 19-Jan-02, b1243

View from gully to E of Mt Maroon North Peak, Mt Maroon Summit Trail (T), Queensland, Australia, 19-Jan-02, b1246

Cunningham's Gap (R) and Maroon Reservoir from Mt Maroon, Mt Maroon Summit Trail (T), Queensland, Australia, 19-Jan-02, b1249

Mt Lindsey (L) and Mt Barney (R) from Mt Maroon, Mt Maroon Summit Trail (T), Mt Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 16-Aug-02, ah249

Wilson's Peak (L), Mt Superbus (ML), Cunningham's Gap (MR) and Maroon Dam from Mt Maroon, Mt Maroon Summit Trail (T), Mt Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 17-Aug-02, ah250

   
Upper Portals Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Apr
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Mt Barney NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)10-21Height gain (m)350Route findingEasy
RouteMy May Campsite - Barney Creek - Upper Portals - Mt May Campsite
NotesAn interesting exploration of the deep valley and rock pools below Mt Barney. Without a 4WD the walk is extended to around 20km by walking along the 4WD track instead, panoramic views of the surrounding hills.
Mt Barney from grassy ridge at top of track beyond Mt May campsite, My May Campsite - Barney Creek - Upper Portals - Mt May Campsite (T), Mt Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Apr-02, b1373

Barney Creek and Upper Portals, My May Campsite - Barney Creek - Upper Portals - Mt May Campsite (T), Mt Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Apr-02, b1376

North East Rock (R) of Mt Barney from 762 spot height 1km NE of Upper Portals, My May Campsite - Barney Creek - Upper Portals - Mt May Campsite (T), Mt Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Apr-02, b1378

Trees along ridge to E of Yamahra Creek, My May Campsite - Barney Creek - Upper Portals - Mt May Campsite (T), Mt Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Apr-02, b1381

Maroon Reservoir from top of Yamahra Creek access track, My May Campsite - Barney Creek - Upper Portals - Mt May Campsite (T), Mt Barney NP, Queensland, Australia, 20-Apr-02, b1385

   
Cougal Peaks Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainForestDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Springbrook NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)350Route findingModerate
RouteCougal Peaks Trail
NotesA walk through the lush, earthy forests of south-east Queensland to a fine view from the top of the East Peak of the Cougals
Sugar Cane and Mt Warning from path to Mt Cougal, Cougal Peaks Trail (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 1-Jun-01, B988

Mt Cougal W from Mt Cougal E, Cougal Peaks Trail (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 1-Jun-01, B991

  
Natural Bridge Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Oct
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Springbrook NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)1Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteNatural Bridge Walk
NotesA short walk to the famous natural bridge waterfalls and rock pool
River below Natural Bridge, Natural Bridge Walk (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 27-Oct-01, B1137

Natural Bridge waterfall, Natural Bridge Walk (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 27-Oct-01, B1140

  
Purlingbrook / Wiringa Falls Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateMid Aug / Late Oct
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Springbrook NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)6Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RoutePurlingbrook Falls and Wiringa Falls Trail
NotesThis track, beyond the impressive Purlingbrook Falls, leads into the dense rainforest typical of Sprinbrook National Park
Purlingbrook Falls from nr Gwongorella Picnic Area, Purlingbrook Falls and Wiringa Falls Trail (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 15-Aug-01, B1062

View towards Gold Coast from nr Gwongorella Picnic Area, Purlingbrook Falls and Wiringa Falls Trail (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 15-Aug-01, B1063

Purlingbrook Falls from base, Purlingbrook Falls and Wiringa Falls Trail (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 15-Aug-01, B1064

Rainforest path to Wiringa Falls, Purlingbrook Falls and Wiringa Falls Trail (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 15-Aug-01, B1068

View to sea from nr Purlingbrook Falls Lookout, Purlingbrook Falls and Wiringa Falls Trail (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 27-Oct-01, B1136

   
Twin Falls Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Jul / Oct
Region/PlaceQueensland (SE - McPherson Range), Springbrook NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteTwin Falls Circuit
NotesTwin Falls are a very worthwhile destination with the tall palm trees swamped by the falls adjacent to them.
Twin Falls, Twin Falls Circuit (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 15-Aug-01, B1053

Twin Falls, Twin Falls Circuit (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 15-Aug-01, B1056

Twin Falls, Twin Falls Circuit (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 15-Aug-01, B1058

View towards Gold Coast from Twin Falls Circuit, Twin Falls Circuit (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 15-Aug-01, B1060

Cliffs around Twin Falls, Twin Falls Circuit (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 27-Oct-01, B1133

Twin Falls, Twin Falls Circuit (T), Springbrook NP, Queensland, Australia, 27-Oct-01, B1135