The Pyramid Track
  • Length: 3.6km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Pyramids Rd, Girraween

  • End: Pyramids Rd, Girraween

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  • Location: Girraween National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 253 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -28.832173

  • Longitude: 151.937693

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Drinking Water

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The Pyramid Track is a 3.6km, grade 4 Return hike located in Girraween National Park Queensland. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Summary

Climb to the summit of The Pyramid to see Balancing Rock and magnificent views over the Second Pyramid and Girraween National Park. From the Bald Rock Creek day-use area, cross the creek and weave steadily uphill through eucalypt forests, past rocky outcrops and wetlands to the base of this massive granite dome. A good level of fitness is required to make the climb up The Pyramid as the ascent of the exposed rock face is steep and may be tiring. Take your time to rest and enjoy the views. Warning: the summit has steep cliffs and potentially slippery surfaces. Keep to the track and supervise children closely. There is no walking track to the second Pyramid and considerable rock climbing experience is necessary to scale it.

About the region

Girraween National Park is an area of the Granite Belt in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia reserved as a national park. Girraween is known for its spectacular flowers, dramatic landscapes and unique wildlife. Bushwalking and rock climbing are the most popular activities in the park.

The park is situated 40 km south of Stanthorpe. The southern boundary of the park is the state border between Queensland and New South Wales. It is a twin park with Bald Rock National Park, which lies across the border in New South Wales, and features Bald Rock, the second-largest monolith (after Uluru) on the continent. Curiously, South Bald Rock and West Bald Rock lie in Girraween National Park in Queensland, not in Bald Rock National Park in New South Wales.


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

 

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