Amamoor State Forest Sunshine Coast

Amamoor Creek is a tranquil feature that runs beside Amamoor State Forest’s camping and day-use areas. Photo credit: Trevor Hatfield © Queensland Government

Be inspired: ‘Paw-some’ camping fun for the whole family (and the dog) at Amamoor!

Hate having to start your holiday with a tear-jerking separation from your fur baby? Leaving your dog behind can be ‘ruff’, so don’t let it put a ‘paws’ on planning your next family camping trip! Photo credit: Trevor Hatfield © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Camping with your four-legged friend in South East Queensland

Does your dog love new adventures just like you? There’s no need to leave your pooch pining for you at home when there’s long walks, new smells, and plenty of exploring to be had by your four-legged friend. Photo credit: Trevor Hatfield © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Explore the Sunshine and Fraser coasts—your go-to weekend escapes!

They’re renowned for surf and sun-drenched beaches, and deservedly-so, but take a closer look and you’ll find the Sunshine and Fraser coasts have so much more in store! Photo credit: Adam Creed © Queensland Government

Journeys

Several graded walking tracks offer the chance to explore remnant dry rainforests, open eucalypt forest and pine plantations, and view the cascading creeks, waterholes and a picturesque waterfall within Amamoor State Forest.

Choose walks that are suitable for your ability and fitness level by referring to walking track grade information.

Explore on the Rainforest walk, a short walk from Cedar Grove camping area

Explore on the Rainforest walk, a short walk from Cedar Grove camping area.

Photo credit: Ross Naumann, QPWS volunteer

Walks from Amama day-use area

Amamoor State Forest map and walks information (PDF, 308.6KB) Page 2—Map 2 Amama day-use area and walking tracks

Walks from Cedar Grove camping area

Amamoor State Forest map and walks information (PDF, 308.6KB) Page 3—Map 3 Cedar Grove camping area and walking tracks

Dogs are not permitted here.

Walks from Amamoor Creek camping area

Amamoor State Forest map and walks information (PDF, 308.6KB) Page 3—Map 4 Amamoor Creek camping area and walking tracks

  • Shaded rainforest, wild macadamia trees and a scenic creek feature on this walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    540m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 10min
    Grade
    Grade 2 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Shaded rainforest, a magnificent fig tree, wild macadamia trees and a scenic creek feature on this walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    800m circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 15min
    Grade
    Grade 2 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Walk through picturesque rainforest along a scenic creek and photograph a small waterfall.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.5km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 40min walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Challenge yourself on this steep but rewarding hike through open woodlands of flooded gum, ironbark and pink bloodwoods, and a hoop pine plantation.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    4.6km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 4hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Discover a photographer's paradise with glowing fungi, tall forest oaks, pretty waterholes and lush sub-tropical rainforest on this walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 30min walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 3 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • A hiking trail through open eucalypt forest and other forest with an interesting mix of rainforest plants that grow in drier areas on poor quality soils.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    2.5km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 2hr 30min
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive