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

  • Location: Mount Coot-tha Forest

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  • Distance from CBD: 9.1 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.48459336

  • Longitude: 152.956295

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Mount Coot-tha Forest...

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Aboriginal Art

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Summit Track is a 1.9km, grade 3 one way hike, located in Mount Coot-tha Forest, Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

The Summit Track track leads from the J C Slaughter Falls picnic area to the Mount 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, Mount Coot-tha. Limited parking is available. For public transport information visit the Translink website or phone 13 12 30.

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