D'Aguilar National Park Brisbane

There are amazing views of Moreton Bay from the north-facing lookout. Photo credit: © Queensland Government

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Camp Mountain lookout

A steep walk through the forest is rewarded with knockout views over Brisbane and beyond.

Accessible by

  • Horse
  • Bicycle
  • Walk-in

Attraction facilities

  • Lookout (constructed)
  • Picnic tables

There are two lookouts at Camp Mountain: one with fabulous views over Samford Valley to the Glass House Mountains and out to Moreton Bay; the other features a vista of Brisbane’s skyline.

The steep access track opens out to a picnic area nestled serenely among tall eucalypt trees. The site was once used by gold prospectors as a camp and forms part of the historic Enoggera goldfields.

Venture further into the forest on foot, horse or mountain-bike along a shared trail, which includes a horseriding trail, accessed 20m left of the Bathersby lookout platform.

Listen for the distinctive 'chak-ak-ak-ak-ak' call of Lewin's honeyeaters. In winter, admire sprays of white blooms decorating the tallowwood trees—a nectar-laden treat for grey-headed flying foxes, scaly-breasted lorikeets and squirrel gliders.

Getting there and getting around

Camp Mountain lookout is in the South D'Aguilar section of D'Aguilar National Park, about 20km from Brisbane's city centre.

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

Do not park in front of access gates as emergency services require access at all times.

Wheelchair access

There are no wheelchair-accessible facilities.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Camp Mountain lookout is open 24 hours a day

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

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting D'Aguilar National Park safely.