D’Aguilar National Park is a truly stunning region that we're blessed to call part of the Moreton Bay Region. Parks, walking tracks and lookouts dot the scenery, offering amazing views of Moreton Bay, the Mountains of Glasshouse, and pools of crystal clear rainforest. You and your family will enjoy the D'Aguilar National Park Day Trip!
There are two impressive regions in the park: the South D'Aguilar section at the park's southern end, and the Mount Mee section at the park's northern end.
In the South D'Aguilar region there are plentiful picnic areas, walking tracks and a stunning scenic drive past Mount Nebo and on to Mount Glorious.
Mount Mee in the northern section extends to Woodford. Four-wheel drive vehicles are advised for any unsealed roads.
Check out these popular picnic spots, lookouts and other attractions for a brilliant day out at D'Aguilar National Park.
A short 10 minute walk from walkabout Creek, this lovely spot has an open picnic area and walking tracks to explore.
A popular spot for day trippers on the way to Mount Nebo. This lookout provides amazing views of Moreton Island from the viewing platform.
One of the regions most famous picnic spots, Jollys Lookout in D’Aguilar National Park is known for its panoramic views over Enoggera Forest Reserve out toward the city, further up to the Glasshouse Mountains and even Moreton Bay.
Dotted with ancient rocks and surrounded by spectacular views to the west, this is a terrific place to stop on Mt Glorious. The boardwalk widens at the very best spot, making it a great place to sit awhile with a cool drink or a picnic lunch. Take a virtual tour here.
Rocky Hole is a stunning swimming hole etched into the natural contours of Mount Mee’s granite filled gullies. Surrounded by open eucalypt forest, Rocky Hole is a picturesque location to take a dip on a hot summer day.
A popular spot during the hot summer months, Broadwater is located at the northern end of the national park, Mount Mee section, a short walking distance from Archer Camp Sites and off Neurum Creek Road.
The South D'Aguilar section of the park can be enjoyed by anyone looking for a scenic drive, as there are no four wheel drive tracks in this section. The scenic drive of Mount Nebo Road winds through beautiful eucalyptus forest through Mount Nebo and on to Mount Glorious, with many spectacular viewpoints on the way. From Mount Glorious, the Northbrook Parkway continues and connect D'Aguilar with Wivenhoe, both are a great day drive.
In the northern, Mount Mee section, all vehicles including trail bikes and four wheel drives, are permitted on forest roads unless otherwise signed. For breathtaking views of Lake Somerset, the Mount Mee drive for Falls lookout and Bulls Falls, and the Range Forest drive for beautiful rainforest and stunning mountain range views, check out the Western Escarpment forest drive.
A leisurely ride on horseback or on a mountain bike is a great way to explore the D’Aguilar National Park. Both are permitted on certain forest trails within the park and there are no special permits required unless it is a commercial or group activity.
With an abundance of bushwalking trails in D'Aguilar National Park there is a trail to suit hikers of all abilities. Each track is graded according to its most challenging portion, so some areas can be simpler than others. The trails used by horse riders and mountain bike riders can also be reached by walkers. You will certainly come upon some lovely scenery and spectacular local wildlife as you hike the D'Aguilar trails.
Campers will love the bush settings of Archer and Neurum Creek Campsites in the Mount Mee section of D'Aguilar National Park. There are also a number of walk-in only sites for those that love a hiking adventure, you can read more about them here.
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