Glass House Mountains Walks

We have a lot of Glass House Mountains walks.

They are easily accessible by car, push bike and some you can get to by train.

There are also many more in the surrounding areas of The Blackall Range and the Sunshine Coast

These are the popular walks in the area.

For a more detailed description click on the heading.

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Glass House Mountains Walks At Or Close To The Mountains

Glass House Mountains Lookout Circuit

Getting There : Glass House Woodford Road (about 2.8km from the turnoff off of Old Gympie Road)

Length : 800 metres

Time : Allow 25 minutes

Class : 3 (Australian Standards)

Gently sloping, well-defined track with slight inclines or few steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Reasonable level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.


Parks

Bike Rides

Camping


Trachyte Circuit

Getting There : Marshs Road, Glass House Mountains Just up the road from the Tibrogargan carpark) or an alternative is to park at Matthew Flinders Park which you will find between Glass House Mountains and Beerburrum

Length : 6km from carpark or add an extra 1.2km each way if you park at Matthew Flinders Park

Time : Allow 2-3 hrs

Class : 4 (Australian Standards)

Distinct track usually with steep exposed inclines or many steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Moderate level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.


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Wild Horse Mountains Track

Getting There :Just off the Bruce (main) Highway at the corner of Johnston Road, Glass House Mountains

Length : 1.4km return from carpark

Time : Allow 1 hour

Class : I am guessing Class 3 but it is easy enough to take a pram on.

Class 3 track (Australian Standards)
Gently sloping, well-defined track with slight inclines or few steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Reasonable level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.


GMAN (Glasshouse Mountains Advancement Network)

GMAN

A special mention should be made of GMAN (Glass House Mountains Advancement Network) for all of their hard work in the local area.

From Their Website

"GMAN is the only environment group operating in the local area.

We network with other like-minded organisations throughout South East Queensland.

We have encouraged the provision of safe and relatively easy walking tracks as an alternative to climbing the mountains.

We encourage and support eco-tourism projects in the Glass House Mountains"


Mount Beerburrum Track

Getting There :Just South of Beerburrum township on Beerburrum Road

Length : 1.4km Return

Time : Allow 1 Hour

Class : 4 (Australian Standards)

Distinct track usually with steep exposed inclines or many steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Moderate level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.


Mount Ngungun Track

Getting There :About 137 Fullertons Road, Glass House Mountains

Length : 2.2km Return to carpark

Time : Allow 2 Hours

Class : 4 (Australian Standards)

Distinct track usually with steep exposed inclines or many steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Moderate level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.

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Mount Tibrogargan Curcuit

Getting There : About 276 Barrs Road, Glass House Mountains

Length : 3.3km Curcuit

Time : Allow 1.5 Hours

Class : 3 (Australian Standards)

Gently sloping, well-defined track with slight inclines or few steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Reasonable level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.


Mount Tibrogargan Summit

Getting There : About 276 Barrs Road, Glass House Mountains

Length : 3km Return

Time : Allow 3 -4 Hours IN DAYLIGHT ONLY

Class : ? High level of fitness and rock climbing skills


Glasshouse Mountains Walks And Climbs Rating Guide

Class 2 track (Australian Standards)
Easy level track, suitable for all fitness levels.


Class 3 track (Australian Standards)
Gently sloping, well-defined track with slight inclines or few steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Reasonable level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.


Class 4 track (Australian Standards)
Distinct track usually with steep exposed inclines or many steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Moderate level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.


Class 5 track (Australian Standards)
Steep track with irregular surface and loose stones.
Considerable exposure to the elements may be experienced.


Mount Beerwah Western Boundary Walk

Getting There :Mount Beerwah Road, drive about 8km / 10min from Old Gympie Road turnoff

Length : 1.4km Return

Time : Allow 45 minutes

Class : 2 (Australian Standards)

Easy level track, suitable for all fitness levels.


Horse Trails

Local Businesses

Riding Dularcha


Mount Beerwah Summit

Getting There :Mount Beerwah Road, drive about 8km / 10min from Old Gympie Road turnoff

Length : 2.6 km return

Time : 3 - 4 hours

A steep section at the beginning of the climb is the most difficult part of this climb.



Glass House Mountains Walks A Bit Away From The Mountains

Ewen Maddock Dam Walking Track

Getting There : Approx. 220 Mooloolah Connection Road, Glenview

Length : Varies

Time : Varies

Class : ? The parts I have walked were very easy with some reasonably steep hills

Some parts are combined with horse and mountain bike trails and some parts are marked as walking trails.

You can do anything from a nice easy 10 minute walk up to a 20.8km walk combining the Ewen Maddock main walk and the Dularcha National Park Tunnel Track.

Tracks around the dam wall end start at the Ewen Maddock picnic spot, just off Mooloolah Connection Road.


Dularcha National Park Walks

Getting There : Go to Beech Road, Landsborough or Paget Street Mooloolah, both have car parks.

Tunnel Track

Length : 3km one way

Time : Allow about 1.5 hours

Class : 3 (Australian Standards)

Gently sloping, well-defined track with slight inclines or few steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Reasonable level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.

Roses Curcuit

Length : 8.8km return from Mooloolah carpark or 8km return from Landsborough Carpark

Time : Allow 3 - 4 hours

Class : 4

Distinct track usually with steep exposed inclines or many steps.
Caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts.
Moderate level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required.


Mooloolah River National Park Walks

Getting There : Go to the rest area at the corner of Bruce Highway and Steve Irwin Way (northern end near Caloundra turnoff)

Mooloolah River Circuit

Length : 500m Circuit

Time : Allow 20min

Class : 2 (Australian Standards)

Easy level track, suitable for all fitness levels.

Melaleuca Walk

Length : 1.3km Circuit

Time : Allow 40min

Class : 2 (Australian Standards)

Easy level track, suitable for all fitness level


Landsborough Wetlands

Getting There :The Landsborough Wetlands or Maddock Wetlands is a couple of km's from Landsborough, opposite the Big Kart Track, on Steve Irwin Way / Glass House Mountains Road

Length : No set route, just take a wander around

Time : Allow about 30 minutes to have a bit of a look around or hours if you are bird watching and/or exploring.

Very easy and level track, suitable for all level of fitness.


I have more walks and climbs to put on here but it has been a while since I have done some of them.

As I personally do some more walks and climbs (some I haven't done for a few years) I will write the detailed description so each heading will open a link to a much more detailed description and photos.

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