Millmerran - Mount Basalt Reserve
Address: Mount Basalt Road, Millmerran QLD
This unique geological and environmental area features rare volcanic formations and a few walking tracks and lookouts with spectacular views. Please leave your pets at home.
How to get there: Mount Basalt Reserve is just 19km south of Millmerran. From Toowoomba, travel south west on the Gore Highway to the town of Millmerran. From there, take the Millmerran - Inglewood Road and turn left onto Kooroongarra Road until you reach the turnoff to Mount Basalt Environmental Park.
Facilities: Parking, picnic tables, photo opportunities.
Mount Basalt Circuit
Best for: Bushwalking
Classification: Grade 4 - rough track, limited signage, very steep sections
Distance: 559m loop
Walking time: Approximately 55 minutes
Description: There is a loop track along with a summit climb. The short walk to the saddle is easy going. Be prepared for a bit of rock hopping as the tracks to the summit cross basalt columns of about 25cm in diameter.