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

Amamoor Creek hiking trail

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 The same start and finish point, but the traveller doesn’t return along the same path
Time suggested
Allow 2hr 30min
Grade
Grade 4 walking track

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Journey facilities

  • Walking

Explore a variety of local forest types on this narrow track—you can take your dog with you on a leash, conditions apply.

Make sure to check yourself and your dog for ticks.

Getting there and getting around

The Amamoor Creek hiking trail begins at the Amamoor Creek camping area, 16km west of Amamoor township.

The last section of Amamoor Creek Road is gravel—suitable for conventional vehicles, including vehicles towing caravans.

Read more about forest access.

Wheelchair access

This walk is unsuitable for people using a wheelchair.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Amamoor State Forest is open 24 hours a day. For your safety, walk in daylight hours only.

Dogs on a leash are permitted on this walk, conditions apply.

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Amamoor safely and Walk with care.