Group walking on bush path

Helpful information before you start hiking

What to wear and pack

When out and about, it's important to keep safe. Please remember to:

  • wear comfortable, protective footwear
  • dress for the track conditions and weather
  • wear a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent
  • carry plenty of drinking water.

Dogs are prohibited at the Bicentennial Waterbird Habitat and at Lake Cooby, Lake Perseverance and Lake Cressbrook.  In all other bushland parks they must be kept on a leash at all times. If you wish to exercise your dog in public outdoor spaces, head to www.tr.qld.gov.au/dogoffleash for a list of designated dog off-leash areas.

Trail classification information

Download the track and trail grading classification information or see below.


Walking track grading classification

Figure in wheelchair icon Grade 1 - Flat, well-formed track, no steps, 5 km or less. Clearly signposted. Suitable for wheelchairs with assistance.

Figures walking on flat group icon Grade 2 - Formed track. May have gentle hills and some steps. Clearly signposted. No experience required.

Figure walking on slightly steep ground Grade 3 - Formed track, some obstacles, 20 km or less. May have short steep hills and many steps. Some experience recommended.

Figure walking on steep ground with backpack Grade 4 - Rough track. May be long and very steep with few directional signs. For experienced bushwalkers.

Figures walking on very steep ground with backpack and walking stick Grade 5 - Unformed track. Likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. For very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills.


Mountain bike trail grading classification

Bike in white circle icon Very easy - Wide trail, gentle gradient, no obstacles. For beginner cyclists with basic bike skills.

Bike in green circle icon Easy - Wide trail, gentle gradient, some obstacles. For beginner mountain bikers with basic mountain-bike skills.

Bike in blue square icon Intermediate - Moderate gradient, obstacles and some steep sections. For skilled mountain bikers.

Bike in black diamond icon Difficult - For experienced mountain bikers. Challenging trail. Large, unavoidable obstacles and features. Long steep climbs or descents and loose surfaces.

Bike in black double diamond icon Extreme - For highly experienced mountain bikers. All sections extremely challenging. Large, unavoidable obstacles and severe features.


Horse trail grading classification

Horse and rider in green circle icon Class 1 easy - Wide trail, natural, surface, gentle slope. For novice riders and experienced horses with basic skills and fitness.

Horse and rider in blue square Class 2 intermediate - Variable trail, moderate slope, some obstacles. For experienced riders and horses with moderate skills and fitness.

Horse and rider in black diamond icon Class 3 advanced - Challenging trail, variable surface, many obstacles and steep sections. For advanced riders and horses with high skill and fitness level.

 

Walks and trails booklet

An information booklet was published in 2020 to showcase our Region's many amazing walks and trails. You can download a copy of the Walks & Trails of Toowoomba Region and start exploring today! For more updated information please refer to the list below.

 

Walks and trails listing

Details of the Region's walks and trails can be found via our Park locator application by selecting Park features > Recreation > Bush walking filters or by browsing the geographical location list provided below. 

Northern trails | Southern trails | Eastern trails | Western trails

 

Northern trails

Cooyar

Muntapa Tunnel Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 1,050m total distance

Walking time: 15 minutes

Description: The Muntapa Tunnel Walk trailhead is located within the park with two tracks connecting to the tunnel - one to each end. Metal stairs descend to the tunnel from the northern track, while the southern track features a lookout from where you can take photos of the tunnel. Natural soil and crushed rock make up the surface of the tracks. Beware of cars in this area, as part of the walk is shared with vehicles. Read more...

Muntapa Tunnel walking trail map

The Palms Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 650m loop

Walking time: 15 minutes

Description: This short track encircles the palm forest - palms one side, dry vine forest on the other. Admire piccabeen palms, a large strangler fig, bunya and hoop pines, and buttressed trees along the track and boardwalks through the rainforest. Look for grey-headed flying-foxes roosting in the palm trees above the creek in summer, or on the ground for noisy pittas and black breasted button-quails. Read more...

The Palms National Park walking trail map

Crows Nest

Applegum Walk 

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 2,053m one way

Walking time: 40 minutes

Description: Applegum Walk connects Bullocky's Rest Park to Hartmann Park. The track from Bullocky’s Rest follows Crows Nest Creek downstream  passing the Pump Hole, then up Bald Hills Creek to Hartmann Park a total distance of 2,053m. From Hartmann Park, you can return to Bullocky’s Rest via the town centre or along Esk or Dale Streets.  Read more...

Bullocky's Rest walking trails map (coming soon)

Montivaga Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 385m loop

Walking time: 10 minutes

Description: Montivaga Walking Circuit is a 385m loop in Hartmann Park, north of Bald Hills Creek. It starts at the picnic area, crosses the creek through a low metal bridge and goes up the hill following a set of steps. The track passes over a shelf of sandstone rock, offering some magnificent landscape and geological features. The forest canopy is a collection of eucalyptus species while the undergrowth of plants provides a rich display of wildflowers in spring. Small signs describe prominent features along the walking circuit. The trail is named after Eucalyptus Montivaga, an endemic species from this area. The walk can be extended by taking the Tea Tree Walk and the Bottlebrush Walk. Read more...

Tea Tree Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 690m one way

Walking time: 20 minutes

Description: The Tea Tree Walk is connected to the Montivaga Walking Circuit and the Bottlebrush Walk on the northern side of the park. The trail is named after the Tea Trees (Leptospermum sp.) that are abundant in this area. Some plants that can be found in the park are: Grass Trees (Xanthorrhoea johnsonii), Hairpin Banksias (Banksia spinulosa var. collina), and Applegums (Angophora sp.) amongst others. Read more...

Bottlebrush Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 235m one way

Walking time: 8 minutes

Description: This short walk is named at the Bottlebrushes (Callistemon sp.) that grow along the creek and produce brilliant bottlebrush-like red flowers most of the year. The walk starts as soon as the metal platform is crossed and goes uphill following a set of rock steps that go parallel to the Bald Hills creek. The first half of the track is narrow and you pretty much brush yourself with the vegetation. The track then opens to a firebreak where you can choose to turn right to the Montivaga Walking Circuit or to continue along the firebreak and reach the Tea Tree Walk. Both walks take you back to the creek where you started. Read more...

Hartmann Park walking trails map

Lake Cressbrook Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 7,455m total distance

Walking time: 2 hours 40 minutes

Description: The trailhead of Lake Cressbrook Walking Track is located near the boat ramp off Access Road in the day use area. It can also be accessed from the camping area. The track meanders adjacent to the lake’s edge, passing the camping ground before looping back through bushland. Read more...

Lake Cressbrook walking trail map

Lake Perseverance Lookout Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 216m one way

Walking time: 5 minutes

Description of the walk: The lookout is located around 200 m from the carpark and offers picturesque views of the lake. From the lookout, you can walk another 200 m to the start of Perseverance Creek and view the lake from a different perspective. Read more...

Lake Perseverance walking trail map

Crows Nest Falls Lookout

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3 

Distance: 2,100m return

Walking time: 45 minutes

Description: At Crows Nest Falls water tumbles over 20 m high granite cliffs.

Danger! Access to the Crows Nest Falls waterhole has been closed due to the danger posed by large rocks falling onto the track and into the waterhole. You must not enter the restricted access area around Crows Nest Falls.

For your safety, never attempt to climb around the Crows Nest Falls lookout barriers for any reason--to do so could result in serious injury or cost you your life! Read more...

Crows Nest Falls via Kauyoo Loop

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3 Grade 4

Distance: 2,700m loop

Walking time: 1 hour

Description: Bottlebrush Pool is the ideal place to enjoy a swim and relax. The river she-oaks and bottlebrush trees here provide shade and habitat for a variety of wildlife. Keep an eye out for brush-tailed rock wallabies, as they move quietly around the surrounding granite hills and boulders. Take care on the steps leading down to the creek, as they can be slippery when wet.

A sandy beach allows easy access to the normally shallow water at Kauyoo Pool.

Steep crevices and slippery rocks lead to the Cascades, where you can hear the ‘tock tock’ calls of striped marsh frogs echoing around the boulders in summer. Watch your step, especially if the creek is flowing. This is another good spot to sit quietly and watch for rock-wallabies. Read more...

Koonin Lookout

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 4,500m return

Walking time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Description: Wander out to Koonin Lookout for a bird’s-eye view of the gorge (known as the Valley of Diamonds) and to distant rolling hills around Ravensbourne. Look along the way for intricate lichen patterns on rocks and small ground orchids. Read more...

Crows Nest National Park walking trails map

Hampton

The Great Short Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 1,500m one way

Walking time: 30 minutes 

Description: The trail follows the path of the Munro Tramway beside the current Palmtree Road. Along the way, several information signs tell the story of the Munro Tramway and the timber industry. As a former rail trail, the gradient is easy except for the gully where there used to be a bridge. It's important to carry plenty of water and be sun smart when using this trail as it travels through dry, open country. A lookout on the trail offers distant views of Highfields. Read more...

Munro Tramway Historical Route walking trail map

Highfields

Charles and Motee Rogers Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 872m return

Walking time: 20 minutes

Description: The trail is relatively flat and winds around the edges of the reserve through trees and undergrowth. It finishes on Rogers Drive where you can follow a walkway back to the entrance. Read more...

Charles and Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve walking trail map

Bowerbird Walk

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: Grade 3

Distances: 160m one way

Walking time: 5 minutes

Description: The Bowerbird Walk takes you from the Yellow Robin Walking Circuit down to the base of the waterfall. Follow this walk north for about 70 m and look for the steps on the right hand side. Walk down the natural rock steps and you will find the waterfall at its end. Watch your step as it may get a bit slippery when wet and prepare your camera to capture a snapshot of this natural little wonder. Read more...

Cuckoo-Dove Walk

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: Grade 2

Distances: 20m one way

Walking time: 1 minute

Description: Cuckoo-Dove Walk takes you to the top of the waterfall. From Yellow Robin Walking Circuit, turn east at the intersection with Cuckoo-Dove Walk and follow the track until you see a little stream that leads you to the top of the waterfall. Watch your step as it may get a bit slippery when wet. Read more... 

Golden Whistler Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: Grade 2

Distances: 710m loop

Walking time: 10 minutes 

Description: Golden Whistler Walking Circuit is a relatively flat 710 m long loop. The best way to access this circuit is through the Barber Road carpark. This circuit is connected to the Kingfisher Walking Circuit and withholds valuable flora and fauna. Read more...

Kingfisher Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: Grade 2

Distances: 900m loop

Walking time: 15 minutes 

Description: The Kingfisher Walking Circuit is the longest walk in this park. However, it's an easy 920m stroll that can be accessed through the James Byrne Road carpark. This circuit is connected with the Rosella and the Golden Whistler Walking Circuits. Read more...

Lorikeet Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: Grade 3

Distances: 585m loop

Walking time: 10 minutes 

Description: Lorikeet Walking Circuit is a relatively easy 585 m loop that travels over a creek twice and crosses a grassy paddock near Ballantyne Court. This circuit is connected to Rosella and Yellow Robin Walking Circuits. Read more...

Rosella Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: Grade 2

Distances: 545m loop

Walking time: 10 minutes 

Description: Rosella Walking Circuit is an easy 545 m loop that connects the James Byrne Road carpark with the Lorikeet Walking Circuit. This circuit is adjacent to the Kingfisher Walking Circuit. Read more...

Yellow Robin Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: Grade 4

Distances: 650m loop

Walking time: 17 minutes 

Description: The Yellow Robin Walking Circuit takes you on a scenic loop walk with some zig-zags, a creek crossing, some steps and stepping stones. This 750 m loop is easier to walk clockwise so the steep zig-zags are walked downhill. It allows access to the waterfall through the Cuckoo-Dove Walk and the Bowerbird Walk to the top and the bottom of the waterfall respectively. Keep your eyes open as this park has many interesting types of birds. Read more...

Highfields Falls Bushland walking trails map

Spring Bluff Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 545m loop

Walking time: 20 minutes 

Description: The trail starts in the picnic area, behind the pergola. It takes you across a metal bridge that spans a creek and winds amongst the forest. It requires a bit of energy to go through a short uphill section but it’s definitely worth the effort.

The walk turns right and takes you over a beautiful creek decorated with fern trees and along a rock wall where you can see the enormous root of the fig trees that grow in the area. The track then goes downhill and back to the picnic area. Along the way, you will pass a big old hall and walk on a sealed walkway.

Please keep to the formed loop track at all times as this will assist with the safe management of neighbouring properties' activities. Read more...

Spring Bluff walking trail map

Williams Park Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 2,360m return

Walking time: 55 minutes

Description: The walking circuit starts from the amenities block at Williams Park. It follows north in a counterclockwise direction through a grassy area behind neighbouring backyards until it reaches Reis Road. The track then travels over a metal bridge and turns left, passing to the other side of Klein Creek. From this point the magic begins; the track turns into a path enclosed by a magnificent forest full of bracken ferns, gum trees and beautiful tree ferns that give the walk a 'rainforest' feel in the middle of Highfields.

The original 1.3 km loop track follows the creek to find a wooden bridge on the left that can be crossed to ascend the steps leading back to Williams Park. Otherwise, the walk can be extended by continuing south along the creek past the Scouts Camp, located to the right.

After reaching a wooden fence, the track turns right towards Tara Court and takes a sharp left at the cul-de-sac, heading towards Cristina Court. After travelling over 50 m of bitumen, the track turns right to continue along the creek on a grassy trail behind some backyards. The track follows the creek in the southern direction up to Clarke Road and makes a U-turn to go back to Williams Park. Read more...

Williams Park walking trail map

Kingsthorpe

Mount Kingsthorpe Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 4

Distance: 480m one way

Walking time: 35 minutes

Facilities: None

Description: Mount Kingsthorpe Walk starts at the carpark and takes visitors to the summit, which provides expansive views as well as a glimpse of some of the original rainforest vegetation that once covered all of Mount Kingsthorpe. Read more...

Mount Kingsthorpe walking trail map

Meringandan

To check the walk is open and to find out the exact location, available facilities, maps and photos for the walk, head to:

Lakeside Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 4,422m one way

Walking time: 90 minutes 

Description: The walk is mainly easy, with a moderate climb in the middle. The lake is the water supply for the Toowoomba Region and is a habitat for waterbirds and rich population of bush birds, particularly along the trail. If you sit quietly you may be able to also see a wide range of wildlife including koalas, possums, echidna and wallabies.

Lake Cooby walking trail map

Ravensbourne

Cedar Block Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 500m circuit

Walking time: 15 minutes

Description: This short self-guided walk starts at the bottom of the Cedar Block day-use area. Wayside signs interpret the rainforest and how it was used by Aboriginal people and by timber-getters. Read more...

Rainforest Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 1,700m loop

Walking time: 40 minutes

Description: Large Sydney blue gums (Eucalyptus saligna) emerge through the rainforest canopy. In the understory there are many attractive ground ferns, epiphytic ferns and vines. Along the higher section of this walking track, the remains of an Aboriginal yam-digging site can be seen. Read more...

Palm Creek Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 3,600m loop

Walking time: Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes

Description: This track leaves the Rainforest Circuit and crosses Palm Creek - named after the Piccabeen palms (Archontophoenix cunninghamiana) covering its steep banks. Look in the canopy for epiphytes growing on taller trees and birds feasting on palm tree fruits. A short side track leads along a eucalypt forest ridge to a small sandstone overhang. Read more...

Buaraba Creek Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 4

Distance: 6,200m return

Walking time: 2 hours

Description: This pleasant walk starts in the rainforest, passes through eucalypt forest, and ends with a short descent into the cool and shady Buaraba Creek. Return along the same track. Please take drinking water. Read more...

Ravensbourne National Park walking trails map

Yarraman

Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Each section of the trail has different grading. 

Distance: 161km one way

Walking time: Various

Description: The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT) follows the disused Brisbane Valley rail line that commenced construction at Wulkuraka near Ipswich in 1884 and was completed at Yarraman in 1913. The BVRT winds its way down the Brisbane valley, traversing farmland, forests, picturesque rural settings and country towns. Being on the old railway line, the BVRT provides an easy climb up the valley for day trippers, overnight camping or longer term adventures.

BVRT is open all year round. It’s all off-road, no traffic, just South East Queensland’s big skies and distinctive landscape to enjoy. Come and experience for yourself why thousands of people love exploring the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail at a leisurely pace on bicycle, on horseback or on foot. Get a group of friends together and come and find out what Queensland country all about.

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail is managed by different councils along the way. The section Yarraman - Nukku Road is maintained by the Toowoomba Regional Council. Read more...

Weir Trail Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 2), - mountain biking (Mostly Easy, only a very short section is steep), horse riding (Class 1 easy)

Distance: 2,260m return

Walking time: 50 minutes

Description: The Weir Trail Circuit takes you in a loop from the Station Park car park through to Weir Park and back to the Station Park carpark. The interpretive signs tell you the story of the old train station. Read more...

Yarraman Station & Weir Park walking trail maps



Southern trails

Preston

Panoramic Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 4

Distance: 877m one way

Walking time: 50 minutes 

Description: This walk begins at the Panoramic Park and lookout at the top of Panoramic Drive in Preston. It traverses through scrub land to Carroll Road. The walk is very steep but offers magnificent views of the southern part of Toowoomba.

As you make your way down the steep paved walkway, you will find a wooden gate on your left. Go through the gate onto the grassy area and continue until you arrive in Carrolls Road. From there you have to go back up to the carpark. Please leave your pets at home. Read more...

Panoramic Drive Park walking trail map

Vale View

Prime Minister’s Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking and recreational cycling. No horses are allowed.

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 2), recreational cycling (Easy)

Distance: 919m loop

Walking time: 15 minutes

Description: The surface of the whole walkway is concreted which makes this walk suitable for families walking with children or for people with mobility devices. Read more...

Federation Park walking trail map



Eastern trails

Toowoomba City

 

Main Trail

Best for: Mountain biking

Classification: Green Circle - (Easy)

Distance: 235m one way

Description: Main Trail is the longest trail in the park, suitable for beginner riders. It is accessed from the Trail Node on the northern side of the mountain bike area and is connected to the other trails son can be used to return from them forming a circuit that runs counterclockwise. Read more...
 

Sunflower Trail

Best for: Mountain biking

Classification: Green Circle - (Easy)

Distance: 105m one way

Description: This trail can be accessed from Velodrome Drive or as the continuation of the Main Trail if the mountain bike area is accessed from the north. It runs counterclockwise and is easy to ride, perfect for beginner mountain bikers. The trail is connected to the Main Trail and can be ridden over and over again as a loop. Read more...

The Bike Fairy

Best for: Mountain biking

Classification: Green Circle - (Easy)

Distance: 115m one way

Description: This trail runs parallel to The Sunflower Trail and can be accessed from Velodrome Drive or as the continuation of the Main Trail if the mountain bike area is accessed from the north. It runs counterclockwise and is easy to ride, perfect for beginner mountain bikers. The Bike Fairy has some rollers and balancing logs that can be used to improve rider skills. Similar to The Sunflower Trail it is connected to the Main Trail and can be ridden over and over again as a loop. Read more...

Party Times

Best for: Mountain biking

Classification: Green Circle - (Easy)

Distance: 150m one way

Description: Party Times runs parallel to other trails and can be accessed from Velodrome Drive or as the continuation of the Main Trail if the mountain bike area is accessed from the north. It runs counterclockwise and has additional fun; it has some rollers that can be jumped as the riders become more skilled. Similar to the other trails, it is connected to the Main Trail and can be ridden over and over again as a loop. Read more...

Carly Hibberd Trails map

Cranley Escarpment Walks

Best for: Bushwalking 

ClassificationGrade 3

Distance: 3,000m+ (combined walks)

Walking time: Depending on the trails walked it may take between 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes

Description: From Bedwell Street the 203 m track takes you through a grassy paddock to the start of a 1930 m loop. From Reserve Road the 355 m track takes you downhill to the 1930 m loop. Along the track you may be able to see some wildlife and many species of eucalyptus trees, including Ironbark. Read more...

Cranley Escarpment walking trail map

Glen Lomond Bridle Trail

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Intermediate), horse riding (Class 1 easy)

Distance: 2,140m one way

Walking time: 35 minutes

Description: This track has three entrances in Middle Ridge, Toowoomba:

  • Dorge Street
  • Inadale Court
  • Burraway Court

Glen Lomond Bridle Trail joins Spur Walk and Hell Hole Trail. The trail is a multi-use track shared between walkers, bike riders and horse riders. Read more...

Hell Hole Track 

Best for: Bushwalking and mountain biking, no horses are allowed.

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Intermediate)

Distance: 2,750m one way

Walking time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Description: This track starts at the corner of McStay and Dippel Streets, providing a peaceful and tranquil surrounding for all to enjoy.  The track is shared between bike riders and walkers, however, only the upper part of the track is suitable for bicycles.

From the entrance, the track goes through a grassy paddock that becomes narrower as you approach the ridge.  It undulates up and down until it reaches the Picnic Node where you can find shelters with picnic tables and rainwater.  The area offers magnificent views of the range including Table Top Mountain. 

The Hell Hole track turns left, goes downhill and turns left again before the track reaches a dead end.  This part of the trail is very steep and not suitable for bicycles.  Read more...

Spur Track

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Intermediate), horse riding (Class 1 easy)

Distance: 340m one way

Walking time: 15 minutes

Description: This track is only 680m return and starts halfway along the Glen Lomond Bridle trail with views of the Lockyer Valley. Read more...

McStay Walk

Best for: Bushwalking only, no mountain bikes or horses are allowed.

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3)

Distance: 1,170m one way

Walking time: 30 minutes

Description: This easy walk starts at the McStay Street entrance, next to a park bench. It contours around the southern side of the escarpment, it's covered by tree canopy and has views of the Upper Flagstone Creek area. Almost at the end of the walk you will find a detour to the Falls Walk that takes you to the Hell Hole Waterfall.  The McStay Walk finishes at the Picnic Node where you can find sheltered picnic tables and enjoy 270 degree views of the escarpment.  Read more...

Falls Walk

Best for: Bushwalking only, no mountain bikes or horses are allowed.

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 4)

Distance: 2,480m one way

Walking time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Description: This walk can be reached from the end of McStay Street or from the end of the Hell Hole Track. The walk zig zags down the escarpment to the Hell Hole Gorge. On the way you can enjoy views of the Lockyer Valley, including Table Top Mountain.  At the end of the zig zags you will reach a long strip that goes along the Hell Hole Gorge.  The route is full of interesting vegetation and a couple of screes that are worth stopping to take a photo. At the end of the walk you will find a huge rock wall that is always trickling water. You have arrived at the Hell Hole Waterfall, have a break there as the walk back is uphill.  Read more...

 

Glen Lomond Park walking trails map

Hancock Street Park Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 1,190m total distance

Walking time: 40 minutes

Description: Dirt tracks connect the four entrances of this park forming a walking circuit with a total distance just shy of 1.2km. One walking track goes around the perimeter of the park, one track runs from Hancock Street on the north side to Leith Crescent on the south and another track runs from Wirreanda Drive on the east to Pelican Drive on the west side of the park. The flat terrain makes this short walk easy and enjoyable. Please make make sure you don't enter the regeneration area.

Common native trees that can be seen on this circuit are Red Ash (Alphitonia excelsa), Pink Bloodwood (Corymbia intermedia) and various type of gum trees (Eucalyptus sp.)  Read more...

Hancock Park walking trail map

Wallaby Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 1

Distance: 250m one way

Walking time: 10 minutes

Description: This easy to walk track starts at the picnic area and takes you to the lookout on the northern side of the park. The whole walk is relatively flat and can be done as a loop if you walk it in conjunction with the Squirrel Glider Circuit or the Link Walk.. Read more...

Sensory Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 1

Distance: 270m one way

Walking time: 5 minutes

Description: The walk starts at the picnic area and finishes at the intersection of Link Walk with Squirrel Glider Circuit. It takes you through the native forest where you can hear the bird sounds, feel the texture of the different leaves and smell the scent of the plants. Read more...

Link Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 125m one way

Walking time: 5 minutes

Description: This track links the Squirrel Glider Circuit with the Wallaby Walk and can be used as a shortcut across the park.. Read more...

Squirrel Glider Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Flat section (Grade 2), hilly section (Grade 3)

Distance: 1,200m return

Walking time: 30 minutes

Description: This track follows the perimeter of the park with two very distinct sections; one flat that starts from the park entrance and takes you to the lookout on the northern side of the park, and the other more challenging section that starts from the park entrance and goes to the southern side of the park following short steep hills and takes you around and up to the lookout.

The flat section of this track can be walked in conjunction with the Wallaby Walk or the Link Track to make a loop suitable for walking with children or those less mobile. Read more...

Millenium Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 500m loop

Walking time: 10 minutes

Description: This walk is located at the southern end of the park. It can be reached from the picnic area or from the corner of Collier and Leslie streets.

The track follows the perimeter of the bottom end of the park where you can find a picnic table and a seating bench. The vegetation of the area provides plenty of shade. Read more...

J.E. Duggan Park walking trails map

John Trousdell Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Intermediate), horse riding (Class 1 easy)

Distance: 1,200m loop

Walking time: 40 minutes

Description: This multi-use trail starts behind the park toilet and forms a circuit around the park. There are some short steep sections that make this trail challenging enough for a workout.The trail surface is made of decomposed granite so watch your step on the steep areas. From the trail you can see a small dam where birds like to spend time in the water. There are some other interesting features in the park such as the detention basin and a little pond that can be reached outside of the circuit. Read more...

John Trousdell Park trail map

Acacia Trail 

Best for: Bushwalking and mountain biking. No horses are allowed.

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 4), mountain biking ( Intermediate)

Distance: 1,510m loop

Walking time: 50 minutes

Description: This trail is opened to walkers and mountain bike riders only; no horses are allowed. This trail takes users into the northeastern corner of the park. Read more...

Crebra Trail 

Best for: Bushwalking and mountain biking, no horses are allowed.

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 4), mountain biking (Intermediate)

Distance: 1,500m one way

Walking time: 55 minutes

Description: Crebra Trail explores the northern end of the park through eucalypt gullies. The trail is accessible to walkers and maintains bike riders. Horses are not allowed on this trail. Read more...

BridleTrail 

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 4), mountain biking (Intermediate), horse riding (Class 3 advanced)

Distance: 4,370m one way

Walking time: 3 hours

Description: This is a shared-use trail so be careful when travelling along this route. The Jubilee Bridle Trail extends from the Bridge Street entrance to Amos Road at the base of the escarpment. Read more...

Sandstone Ridge Trail 

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 4), mountain biking (Intermediate), horse riding (Class 3 advanced)

Distance: 1,460m one way

Walking time: 55 minutes

Description: Sandstone Ridge Trail features sandstone shelves and a diverse range of native species. This is a shared-use trail so be careful when travelling along this route. Read more...

Themeda Trail 

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Intermediate), horse riding (Class 2 intermediate)

Distance: 1,300m one way

Walking time: 50 minutes

Description: This trail runs along the escarpment from the end of Mackenzie Street through to Harvey Street. The trail forms part of our firebreak network and provides walkers, horse riders and mountain bike riders with some spectacular views. Read more...

Tristania Trail 

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Intermediate), horse riding (Class 3 advanced)

Distance: 1,820m one way

Walking time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Description: Named after the native brush box, Tristania Trail is also a shared trail open to horses, mountain bikes and walkers. Take care when travelling this route and show courtesy when passing other users. Read more...

Jubilee Park walking trails map

Mountain Bike Trails 

This park is an attraction for mountain bikers. Read more....

The Toowoomba Mountain Bike Club (TMBC) maintains and develops mountain bike tracks throughout this park with the assistance of TRC.

McKnight Bridle Trail

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 2,533m one way

Walking time: 40 minutes each way

Description: The McKnight Bridle Trail is a 2,533m long trail with a return walking time of 80 minutes and acts as a perfect continuation for walkers coming from the Picnic Point Bridle Trail. The McKnight Bridle trail is one way only and does not have an exit point from a different location. Walkers need to enter and exit the trail from the entrance on Table Top Drive. Total return distance:5,066m . Read more...

Firebreak Network 

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Easy), horse riding (Class 1 easy)

Distance: Over 4 km total distance 

Walking time: 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours 30 minutes

Description: The Firebreak Network connects the four park entrances with the five peaks, lookouts and the purpose-built bushwalking and mountain bike trails. The firebreaks' main function is to protect neighbouring properties and allow fire trucks and service vehicles access to the park. Overall, the Firebreak Network extends 4km and features two peaks measuring about 710m above sea level. The South Summit is the most challenging to climb but offers the best views. Read more...

Basalt Walk 

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: (Grade 4)

Distance: 1,500m loop

Walking time: 1hr 15 minutes

Description: Basalt Walk is located on the southern side of the park and takes you to the South Summit lookout, at 710m above sea level. The walk does a semi-circle around the base, so the top can be reached either from the eastern or the western side of the hill. For orientation, just follow the brown metal markers.

The climb involves a bit of rock scrambling, demanding but very rewarding. From the top you have a 360 degrees view of Toowoomba. A Toposcope (or orientation table) indicates the distances to different locations around the region. In a clear day you can even see the Bunya Mountains form the distance. At the lookout you will find a picnic table and a couple of seating benches to enjoy the views.

This walk is connected to the North Summit Lookout via Wombat Berry Walk, and to the Westminster Street, Boundary Street South, and Anzac Avenue through the firebreak network. Read more...

Wombat Berry Walk 

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: (Grade 3)

Distance: 395m one way

Walking time: 10 minutes

Description: Wombat Berry Walk is a relatively easy walk that connects Basalt Walk (South Summit Lookout) and Ironbark Walking Circuit (North Summit Lookout).A native evergreen vine with lance-shaped leaves commonly called Wombat Berry (Eustrephus latifolius) can be seen along the walk. Read more...

Ironbark Walking Circuit 

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: (Grade 4)

Distances: 1,055m loop

Walking time: 45 minutes

Description: 

The Ironbark Walking Circuit takes you around and up to the 100m long North Summit Lookout situated at 710m above sea level, where you have almost 360 degrees view of Toowoomba.

Ironbark Walking Circuit starts near the Westminster Street carpark. From the carpark follow the firebreak that takes you towards the water tank and take a right at the fork intersection. The walk starts on the right-hand side just past the water tank, where you will see a directional bollard indicating the route to the North Summit Lookout. After walking about 175m you will arrive at the 4-Way Intersection. The loop around the mountain is 880m and you can reach the summit from the south or the north side.

From the 4-Way Intersection you can take a left and head straight to the summit from the southern side (365m distance) or continue around the mountain loop and then head towards the summit from the northern side (720m distance). Alternatively, from the 4-Way Intersection you can head north and reach the summit from the northern side of the mountain (500m distance).

The North Summit Lookout is 100m long and you can access it from one side of the mountain and exit it from the other side. Ironbark Walking Circuit connects the North Summit Lookout and the South Summit through the Wombat Berry Walk and links with the Westbrook Lookout through the Kurrajong Walk. Read more...

Kurrajong Walk 

Best for: Bushwalking 

Classification: (Grade 3)

Distances: 590m one way

Walking time: 15 minutes

Description: The Kurrajong Walk connects the Ironbark Walking Circuit (North Summit Lookout) and the Red Ash Walking Circuit (Westbrook Lookout) through a eucalyptus forest where specimens like the Kurrajong (Brachychiton populneus) can be found. Along the trail you will find an interpretive sign about the Kurrajong trees. Read more...

Red Ash Walking Circuit 

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: (Grade 3)

Distance: 990m loop

Walking time: 30 minutes

Description: 

Red Ash Walking Circuit is located on the north-west side of the reserve, approximately 750m west of the Darling Street carpark. The circuit starts at the base of the West Summit and winds up the mountain to the Westbrook Lookout that sits at 660m above sea level. There is a bench at the summit where you can rest and take in some amazing vistas of Toowoomba from a different angle, including views of Westbrook, Gowrie Mountain, the Holcim Quarry and Drayton. Follow the signs to select your next destination.

Red Ash Walking Circuit connects the Westbrook Lookout with the North Summit (Ironbark Walking Circuit) through Kurrajong Walk. This circuit also links with Drayton Lookout (440m distance) and Stephens Lookout (595m distance) through the firebreak.  Read more...

Wakka Wakka Trail 

Best for: Mountain biking

Classification: Green Circle - Easy (Easy)

Distances: 6,000m single track loop (one-way trail)

Description: 

Wakka Wakka Trail is a big circuit that starts near the Darling Street Carpark, on the eastern side of Mount Peel. The trail travels west and turns around to finish back where it started. Due to its width, gentle gradient and few obstacles this trail is good for beginner mountain bikers with basic mountain-bike skills.

The Wakka Wakka Trail is formed with a series of 4 stacked loops divided by the firebreaks that cross them, providing opportunities for different length rides. The first two loops, closer to the carpark, are shorter than the rest. Riders can turn around at any of the firebreaks to ride shorter or longer sections and vary the route they take, which allows them to enjoy their favourite loops.

This is a mountain bike trail only; walkers are not allowed on this trail for their safety and horses are also not allowed, to prevent damage of the trail’s surface. This trail is a single direction of travel. For your safety, please follow the direction indicated on the blue plastic signs (clock-wise loop).  Read more...

Wakka Bunda Trail 

Best for: Mountain biking

Classification: Green Circle - Easy (Easy)

Distances: 825m two-way single track 

Description: Wakka Bunda trail joins the Wakka Wakka and the Bunda trails.

At the start of the third loop of the Wakka Wakka trail, there is a detour that takes the rider to the start of the Wakka Bunda trail, going uphill.

The Wakka Bunda trail travels south to a climb that reaches a firebreak and then turns east to a flat terrain that goes towards a water tank that marks the beginning of the Bunda Trail.

From the end of the Bunda trail you will need to follow the firebreak towards the water tank for a few metres and find the start of the Wakka Bunda trail on the right. The track travels west on a flat surface, then it turns north and reaches a firebreak. From this point the trail goes downhill towards the Wakka Wakka trail.

This a two-way track, so ride with caution as riders may come on the opposite direction; walkers or horses are not allowed on this trail. Read more...

Bunda Trail 

Best for: Mountain biking

Classification: Green Circle - Easy

Distances: 1,250m single track loop

Description: Bunda Trail is a loop that starts behind the concrete water tank near the Westminster Street entrance, winds through the bush, turns around and crosses a firebreak. From there the trail snakes through the bush again and finishes back near the entry gate.

The ample width and clear line of sight, few obstacles and gentle gradient make this trail perfect for children and families.

For user’s safety walkers or horses are not allowed on this trail. Mountain bikers should follow the direction of travel indicated on the blue plastic signs (counter-clock wise loop). Read more...

DarlaTrail 

Best for: Mountain biking

Classification: Green Circle - Easy (Easy)

Distances: 2,755m one-way single track 

Description: Bunda Trail is a loop that starts behind the concrete water tank near the Westminster Street entrance, winds through the bush, turns around and crosses a firebreak. From there the trail snakes through the bush again and finishes back near the entry gate.

The ample width and clear line of sight, few obstacles and gentle gradient make this trail perfect for children and families.

For user’s safety walkers or horses are not allowed on this trail. Mountain bikers should follow the direction of travel indicated on the blue plastic signs (counter-clock wise loop). Read more...

Gumbi Gumbi Trail 

Best for: Mountain biking

Classification: Green Circle - Easy (Easy)

Distances: 3,040m one-way single track 

Description: Gumbi Gumbi Trail starts near the Darling Street Carpark, on the east side of Mount Peel. The trail travels west and turns around to finish back where it started. Due to its width, gentle gradient and few obstacles, this trail is good for beginner mountain bikers with basic mountain-bike skills.

The Wakka Wakka Trail is formed with a series of 4 stacked loops divided by the firebreaks that cross them, providing opportunities for different length rides. The first two loops, closer to the carpark, are shorter than the rest. Riders can turn around at any of the firebreaks to ride shorter or longer sections and vary the route they take, which allows them to enjoy their favourite loops.

This is a mountain bike trail only; walkers are not allowed on this trail for their safety and horses are not allowed, to prevent damage of the trail’s surface. This trail is a single direction of travel. For your safety, please follow the direction indicated on the blue plastic signs (clock-wise loop). Read more...

Mount Peel walking trails map

Murrumba Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 862m return

Walking time: 15 minutes return

Description: The Murrumba Walking Circuit is a 862m loop located near Picnic Point Parklands. This walk is perfect for walkers looking for a short trail to walk. Read more...

Murrumba Walking Circuit map (coming soon)

Nielsen Park Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking, bird watching and nature appreciation.

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 1,545m return

Walking time: 45 minutes

Description: The walking circuit connects the six entrances of this park with distances ranging from 100m to 200m from one point to another. The total distance of these relatively flat trails is about 1.5km; an easy stroll that can be enjoyed with small children.

Wombat Berry (Eustrephus latifolius), Coffee Bush (Breynia oblongifolia), Trema (Trema tomentosa), Snake Vine (Stephania japonica) and various types of gum trees (Eucalyptus sp.) and wattles (Acacias sp.) are some of the native plants that can be found on this circuit.

Eastern Whipbird (Psophodes olivaceus), Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus), Eastern Yellow Robin (Eopsaltria australis) and Kookaburras (Dacelo sp.) are among the common native birds that also inhabit the park.  Read more...

Nielsen Park walking trail map


Firetail Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 2,120m one way with a 160 m drop in altitude from Lions Park

Walking time: 45 minutes one way--downhill. Be aware that the walk back is uphill.

Description: The walk starts at Lions Park and meanders down 2 km through the escarpment vegetation, taking in views to the north and east across the Lockyer Valley and Table Top Mountain. Echidnas, legless lizards and small birds of prey can be seen. This walk finishes at the Bridle Trail.  Be aware that the walk back is uphill. Read more...

Lions Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 167m one way

Walking time: 5 minutes one way--downhill. Be aware that the walk back is uphill.

Description: This walk provides walkers with a short loop starting and finishing at Lions Park. The Lions Walk starts at Lions Park and takes walkers downhill where they can enjoy some views of the Escarpment. It joins with the Fantail Walk, which can be taken to go uphill back to Lions Park or downhill towards Quail Walk and beyond.  Read more...

Quail Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 1,380m one way

Walking time: 40 minutes one way--downhill. Be aware that the walk back is uphill.

Description: The Quail Walk provides walkers with the option to walk back up to Picnic Point Parklands through the Firetail Walk. The walk starts near the Picnic Point Waterfall and meanders down, taking in views of the Lockyer Valley and Table Top Mountain. This walk finishes almost at the bottom of the range and from that point walkers can walk back up to Picnic Point Parklands through the Firetail Walk or keep travelling down to the Bridle Trail. Read more...

Pardalote Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 1,850m one way

Walking time: 45 minutes 

Description: The Pardalote Walk starts at Lions Park passes by Bill Goulds Lookout, waterfalls and travels along the very edge of the escarpment through open eucalypt forest. It offers some spectacular views of the Lockyer Valley and Table Top Mountain. It can also be accessed from Picnic Point Park or the Tobruk Drive Park. This walk finishes at the end of South Street, 450 m from the intersection with Fantail Walk. Read more...

Rainforest Gully Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 671m loop

Walking Time: 10min

Description: The Rainforest Gully Walking Circuit is a short trail around a gully that features rainforest vegetation at Picnic Point Parklands.

This walking circuit starts at the Tobruk Memorial Drive, about half way between the public toilet and the Bob Dodd lookout. There is a carpark right in front of the start of the trail.

The circuit meanders through the rainforest and walkers have the choice to go back to the start point or continue their journey and do the bigger Tobruk Walking Circuit, which includes the Bob Dodd lookout.  Read more...

Fantail Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 900m

Walking time: 35 minutes one way--downhill. Be aware that the walk back is uphill.

Description: This walk has a partial bitumen surface with stairs. With an 80 m drop in altitude, the walk explores the open forest on the south-eastern edge of Picnic Point and avid bird watchers will delight in the diversity of species along this walk. This walk connects the Bridle Trail and the Pardalote Walk. Be aware that the walk back is uphill. Read more...

Picnic Point Bridle Trail

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Easy), horse riding (Class 1 easy)

Distance: 1,560m one way

Walking time: 20 minutes 

Description: The Bridle Trail extends from South Street to Stevenson Street. Walkers can access the Bridle Trail from Picnic Point Park by descending along either the Firetail Walk, the Fantail Walk, directly from Stevenson Street or from South Street. Read more...

Picnic Point Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 6,430m loop

Walking time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Description: Not for the faint-hearted. This walk combines the Firetail Walk, Pardalote Walk, Bridle Trail and Fantail Walk to provide a walking loop for those looking for an extra challenge of steepness. Dramatic views dominate the scenery. Keep in mind that either direction you walk, you will descend and then ascend with an approximately 160m change in altitude. Read more...

Tobruk Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 1,507 m loop

Walking time: 30 minutes

Description: The Tobruk Walking Circuit is a route that includes the short Rainforest Gully Walking Circuit and the Bob Dodd Lookout.  The easiest way to start this circuit is from the Tobruk Memorial Drive, between the public toilet and the Bob Dodd Lookout.  Walking anti-clockwise, the walk goes around a gully that features rainforest vegetation and a couple of water crossings.  The trail then continues to the east towards the escarpment where spectacular views of the Lockyer Valley await.  The iconic Table Top Mountain can be observed from different angles and history can be read at the Bob Dodd viewing platform and walkway.  Walkers could otherwise start at the Bob Dodd Lookout going towards the Rainforest Gully and back.  Read more...

Picnic Point Parklands walking trails map

Bridle Trail

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 4), mountain biking (Intermediate), horse riding (Class 2 intermediate)

Distance: 2,590m one way

Walking time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Description: The trail is of a moderate to steep grade and can be accessed from Bridge Street traversing north-south along the escarpment. Read more...

Eagles Nest Trail

Best for: Bushwalking and mountain biking, no horses are allowed.

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 4), mountain biking (Intermediate)

Distance: 980m one way

Walking time: 40 minutes

Description: Moderate to steep grade. Can be accessed from the Grass Tree Trail or the Bridle Trail. Read more...

Ferny Gully Walking Circuit (closed)

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 1,004m loop

Walking time: 20 minutes

Description: Moderate to steep grade. Can be accessed from the Eagles Nest Trail. Follow a beautiful shaded single-track trail as it meanders along the creek, leading to a small waterfall that cascades down through rocky pools. Stepping stones take you across the creek to continue along the circuit loop. The entry to the Ferny Gully Walking Circuit can be found halfway along Eagles Nest Trail. Read more...

Grass Tree Trail

Best for: Bushwalking and mountain biking, no horses are allowed.

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 4), mountain biking (Intermediate)

Distance: 1,930m one way

Walking time: 70 minutes

Description: This trail runs east-west between the Warrego Highway picnic area and the Bridle Trail. The entrance to this steep trail is located at the southern end of the park, near the Warrego Highway. Read more...

Rainforest Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance: 400m loop

Walking time: 20 minutes

Description: This short circuit allows families who don’t have the time or preparation to do the bigger walks to experience a small section of the park. It starts near the picnic area on the southern end of the park, near the Warrego Highway entrance. Read more...

Redwood Forest Walk

Best for: Bushwalking only, no horses or bicycles allowed

Classification: (Grade 4)

Distance: 2,710m one way

Walking time: 90 minutes

Description: Approximately 2.8 km of a steep grade, the walk begins at the Bridge Street entrance and meets with the Grass Tree trail on the southern end of the park. Enjoy the variety of vegetation types and landscapes directly below the Great Dividing Range. Read more...

Redwood Park walking trails map

Ruthven Reserve Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 3

Distance2,000m return

Walking time: 55 minutes

Description: This walk starts at the entry gate and makes a big loop around the park. Travelling clock-wise, the track runs parallel to the fence line on the left-hand side. Read more...

Ruthven Street South Reserve walking trails map

White line

Best for: Mountain biking / BMX

Classification: White Circle - (Very Easy)

Distance: 170m one way

Number of jumps: Nil

Description: This line is for beginners, with some curves to get used to off-road terrain. Read more...
 

Green line

Best for: Mountain biking / BMX

Classification: Green Circle - (Easy)

Distance: 140m one way

Number of jumps: 5

Description: This line is for riders who are new to dirt jumping. It has 2 rollers, 6 berms and 5 table top mounts (two with easy and easier options) that can be rolled or jumped.  Read more...

Blue line

Best for: Mountain biking / BMX

Classification: Blue Square - (Intermediate)

Distance: 115m one way

Number of jumps: 5

Description: This line is for riders who have some experience in dirt jumping. It has 2 rollers, 4 berms and 5 table top mounts that can be rolled or jumped.  Read more...

Black line

Best for: Mountain biking / BMX

Classification: Black Diamond - (Difficult)

Distance: 110m one way

Number of jumps: 5

Description: This line is for experienced riders. It has 2 rollers, 2 berms and 5 large size table tops.  Read more...

Double black line

Best for: Mountain biking / BMX

Classification: Double Black Diamond - (Extreme)

Distance: 115m one way

Number of jumps: 5

Description: This line is for experienced very riders only. It has 1 berm, 2 rollers and 5 large size gap doubles. Height exceeds 1.5m.  Read more...

Stenner Skills Park trail map

Table Top Mountain Walk

PLEASE NOTE: Table Top Mountain Walk, Road Reserve Trail and Stevenson St Trail will be closed to the public from Monday 24 June to Saturday 31 August 2024 (subject to inclement weather and unforeseen ground conditions during drilling). The closure will allow for remediation works (as part of the 2022 Flood Recovery Program) to be carried out as a result of two landslips along Table Top Drive.

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 5

Distance: 1,960m return

Walking time: Approximately 130-140 minutes

Description: The walk starts at the base of the first hill which is comprised of a lot of large stone steps. This section is quite steep for about 150 m. The down section of the first hill is less demanding, but you have to climb over medium sized rocks. The face of Tabletop is mostly large loose gravel and exposed rocks towards the summit. There is a circuit at the summit of the mountain circuit that takes you all the way around the mountain top showing off an exceptional view.

Table Top Mountain rises 700 m above sea level. The mountain is renowned for its flat peak on which for some unknown reason, no trees grow. Table Top Park is one of the smaller escarpment parks, but it’s definitely one of the best.

Table Top is an area of high significance to the Traditional Owners, recognised in the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Register and protected under the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003. You are respectfully requested to consider your decision to climb this mountain. Please note: The route to the summit is not maintained and could result in potential safety concerns. Caution needs to be taken during this walk.  Read more...

Road Reserve Trail

PLEASE NOTE: Table Top Mountain Walk, Road Reserve Trail and Stevenson St Trail will be closed to the public from Monday 24 June to Saturday 31 August 2024 (subject to inclement weather and unforeseen ground conditions during drilling). The closure will allow for remediation works (as part of the 2022 Flood Recovery Program) to be carried out as a result of two landslips along Table Top Drive.

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Intermediate), horse riding (Class 2 intermediate)

Distance: 2,825m one way

Walking time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Description: This trail starts at the end of Stevenson Street Trail, where you will find a white metal gate. The trail runs on an unformed road that follows the boundary between Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley.

The Road Reserve Trail gives you the opportunity to take in amazing views of different angles of Table Top Mountain, which has two humps with a saddle in the middle. This trail provides views of the mountain that cannot be seen from anywhere else in Toowoomba. The trail finishes at the base of Table Top Mountain Bushland Reserve which is the start of Table Top Walk. Being a road reserve, this trail is ideal for walking with dogs on leash. Read more...

Stevenson Street Trail

PLEASE NOTE: Table Top Mountain Walk, Road Reserve Trail and Stevenson St Trail will be closed to the public from Monday 24 June to Saturday 31 August 2024 (subject to inclement weather and unforeseen ground conditions during drilling). The closure will allow for remediation works (as part of the 2022 Flood Recovery Program) to be carried out as a result of two landslips along Table Top Drive.

Best for: Bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding                

Classification: Bushwalking (Grade 3), mountain biking (Easy), horse riding (Class 1 easy)

Distance: 455m one way        

Walking time: 20 minutes

Description: This trail starts at the dirt carpark off Table Top Drive and runs parallel to the south-eastern side of the Picnic Point bridle trail. It reaches a white metal gate that leads to the Road Reserve Trail. The trail is surrounded by eucalyptus (sclerophyll) forest which provides habitat to an abundance of wildlife. Being on a road reserve, this trail is ideal for walking with dogs on leash.

The Stevenson Street Trail can also be accessed from the Bridle Trail and Fantail Walk. Read more...

Table Top Mountain Bushland Reserve walking trail map

 

Western trails

Irongate

Irongate Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 1,200m return

Walking time: 20 minutes

Description: The walk starts near the park entrance with an easy grade gravel track that winds its way through different vegetation. Signage helps identify the local plants and trees. Look out for the many species of reptiles, birds and other fauna living in the area. Read more...

Irongate Conservation Park walking trail map

Millmerran

Mount Basalt Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 4

Distance: 559m return

Walking time: 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 25 cm in diameter. Read more...

Mount Basalt Reserve walking trail map

Related walks and links

Toowoomba city showcases its unique historical precincts through a series of heritage walks. The walks take in the architectural styles of the cultural and legal precinct where significant buildings such as the Courthouse, Post Office, Empire Theatre, churches and hotels can be seen. Another discovery walk focuses on the city's early development around the Mort Estate, Russell Street and the suburb of Newtown.

Toowoomba Bushwalkers Club

Toowoomba Mountain Bike Club