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Box Forest Track

Maryvale, Southern Downs Area

The Box Forest Track is located within Main Range National Park, Cunningham's Gap. Impressive mountain peaks, escarpments and ridges offer breathtaking views in this Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, a home for rare and endangered wildlife and a popular bushwalking destination.

Begin the five kilometre Box Forest walk at either the West Gap Creek picnic area or western end of The Crest car park. Passing through rainforest and open forest, the track is named after the brush box Lophostemon confertus, which line West Gap Creek. Birdlife is plentiful. Return to your starting point via the Box Forest track or arrange to be picked up at either end of the track. It is not advisable to return via the edge of the busy Cunningham Highway. Allow two hours to complete this walk of a moderate grade.

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Journey Details

Duration
2 Hours
Distance
5 Kilometres

Facilities

  • Car park

Activities

  • Birdwatching
Main Range National Park
Cunninghams Gap
Maryvale, Southern Downs Area
Queensland
Australia

Full Itinerary

The Box Forest Track is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please note that this map only shows an indicative start point for the walk. The track route and end point are not shown and this map cannot be used for navigation purposes. Please see the Queensland National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing web site for detailed maps and the latest park information, including opening hours and safety messages. When you are in the park, make sure you refer to signs at the start of the track for more information.

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Route Details

Route Type
Return
Level of Difficulty
Level 3: Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience
Mode of Travel
Walk

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