avensbourne National Park
  • Length: 1.7km

  • Duration: 40 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: National Park Rd, Ravensbourne

  • End: National Park Rd, Ravensbourne

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  • Location: Ravensbourne National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 132 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.365936

  • Longitude: 152.179862

Ravensbourne Rainforest Circuit is a 1.7km, grade 3 Return hike located in Ravensbourne National Park Queensland. The hike should take approximately 40 mins to complete.

Summary

On the Rainforest circuit in Ravensbourne National Park, large Sydney blue gums (Eucalyptus saligna) emerge through the rainforest canopy. Walkers can admire many attractive ground ferns, epiphytic ferns and vines growing in the understorey and along the higher section of this walking track the remains of an Aboriginal yam-digging site can be seen.

About the region

Ravensbourne is a national park in Ravensbourne and Buaraba in South East Queensland, Australia, 33 km west of Esk. It is a small scenic park on the Great Dividing Range within the Lockyer Creek water catchment area and overlooking the Lockyer Valley. Small remnants of the rainforest and wet eucalypt forest that once covered this part of the Great Dividing Range are preserved in Ravensbourne National Park. Red soils of the park’s west and south-west support rainforest that includes eucalypt species as well as palms, vines and ferns. Sandy soils of the park’s eastern section support open eucalypt forest. The park is situated in the water catchment areas of the Brisbane River and Lockyer Creek.


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Queensland.com