Goolman Lookout via Rocky Knoll Lookout Trail

Ipswich Area

The Goolman Lookout via Rocky Knoll Lookout trail forms part of the Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate managed by Ipswich City Council, and is accessed from the Hardings Paddock Picnic Area off Carmichael's Road in Purga, just South of Ipswich. Visitors to the Estate can take in the natural wonders of the area through a range of recreational activities including hiking, mountain bike riding and horse riding. The conservation estate is over 1900 hectares in area supporting extensive forests and rugged volcanic peaks and slopes including Flinders Peak, and Mounts Blain, Catherine and Goolman. The Estate is an important wildlife refuge supporting 136 bird, 25 mammal, 13 reptile and eight amphibian species as well as 531 different flora species.

The Goolman Lookout via Rocky Knoll Lookout trail combines the spectacular views of Mt Goolman and Ivory's Rock, Scenic Rim and Brisbane from the Goolman Lookout with a skirting hike through eucalypt woodlands to Rocky Knoll Lookout.

Journey Details

Duration
3 Hours
Distance
7.4 Kilometres

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking

Full Itinerary

The Goolman Lookout via Rocky Knoll Lookout trail forms part of the Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate managed by Ipswich City Council, and is accessed from the Hardings Paddock Picnic Area off Carmichael's Road in Purga, just South of Ipswich. Visitors to the Estate can take in the natural wonders of the area through a range of recreational activities including hiking, mountain bike riding and horse riding. The conservation estate is over 1900 hectares in area supporting extensive forests and rugged volcanic peaks and slopes including Flinders Peak, and Mounts Blain, Catherine and Goolman. The Estate is an important wildlife refuge supporting 136 bird, 25 mammal, 13 reptile and eight amphibian species as well as 531 different flora species.

The Goolman Lookout via Rocky Knoll Lookout trail combines the spectacular views of Mt Goolman and Ivory's Rock, Scenic Rim and Brisbane from the Goolman Lookout with a skirting hike through eucalypt woodlands to Rocky Knoll Lookout.

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Route Details

Route Type
Return
Level of Difficulty
Level 4: Recommended for experienced bushwalkers
Mode of Travel
Horse, Mountain Bike, Walk

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