Red Rock Gorge Lookout
  • Length: 0.5km

  • Duration: 15 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Unnamed Road, Sundown

  • End: Unnamed Road, Sundown

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Sundown National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 253 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -28.841991

  • Longitude: 151.714668

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Red Rock Gorge Lookout is a 0.5km, grade 3 Return hike located in Sundown National Park Queensland. The hike should take approximately 15 mins to complete.

Summary

Red Rock Gorge lookout in Sundown National Park gives spectacular views over Red Rock Gorge. Watch for peregrine falcons soaring out from cliff faces and enjoy the show of granite belt wildflowers in spring. Access to the Red Rock Gorge lookout track is via a seven kilometre Four Wheel Drive (4WD) track beginning at Sundown’s north-eastern entrance.

About the region

Sundown is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 198 km south west of Brisbane. The park contains spectacular gorge country and a number of peaks higher than 1,000 m.

Access to the park from New South Wales is via a turn-off into Mingoola Station Road at the Mingoola School, along the Bruxner Highway. Then turn right into Glenyon Dam Road and then another right into Permanents Road, which promptly enters the park. This section is the most developed with the Broadwater Camping Area providing toilets, boil-your-own hot showers (boiler on site), short walking tracks, sheltered tables and taps with river and rain water provided at the ranger station. this section is easily accessible for 2WD and motorhomes/caravans/campertrailers under 5 meters.


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