Warwick, Southern Downs Area
Impressive mountain peaks, escarpments and ridges offer breathtaking views in this park, which is home to rare and endangered wildlife. Main Range National Park follows an arc of rugged peaks and ridges, and is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. It provides a crucial western link in south-east Queensland's remarkable Scenic Rim.
Drive the Cunningham Highway between Ipswich and Warwick, which traverses the park, and enjoy breath-taking views. Stop at Cunningham's Gap picnic area and walk the Rainforest circuit to enjoy the spectacular view over distinctive volcanic peaks, the Fassifern Valley and Lake Moogerah, or take one of the more challenging full day hikes up Mount Cordeaux or Mount Mitchell. Enjoy a picnic at Queen Mary Falls, which plunge an impressive 40 metres. At Spicer's Gap, explore the Pioneer Graves track or take the short walk to Governors Chair lookout. At Goombera, explore the rich history and natural values of the forest in the Dalrymple circuit. Extend your stay in this prestigious park and camp at Spicers Gap and Goomburra camping areas.