Summit Track
  • Length: 1.9km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: 1012 Sir Samuel Griffith Dr, Mount Coot-Tha

  • End: 218 Sir Samuel Griffith Dr, Mount Coot-Tha

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  • Location: Mt Coot-tha Forest

  • Distance from state capital: 9.1 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.48459336

  • Longitude: 152.956295

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

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Sandy Trail

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Summit Track is a 1.9km, grade 3 One Way hike located in Mt Coot-tha Forest Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.


The Summit Track track leads from the J C Slaughter Falls picnic area to the Mt Coot-tha Lookout (near the roundabout) through an open Eucalypt forest. The Aboriginal Art Trail also branches off the Summit Track. It features contemporary artworks including tree carvings, rock paintings and etchings, rock arrangements and a dance pit. Exercise extreme care when walking in the creek to view the art gallery.

About the region

Access is from Sir Samuel Griffith Drive or Gap Creek Road, Mt Coot-tha. Limited parking is available. For public transport information visit the Translink website or phone 13 12 30.

For more information on this hiking trail, please visit