D'Aguilar National Park Brisbane

The Mount Mee forest drive is a full-day 4WD adventure! Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Queensland Government

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Mount Mee forest drive

Drive through native and plantation forests and enjoy rainforest walks, pristine waterholes and shaded picnic areas along the way.

Journey type
Scenic drive, 4WD, trail bike
Distance
23km one way A path where the start point is different to the finish point
Time suggested
Allow 1hr driving time.
Grade
Unrated

Accessible by

  • 4WD

Journey facilities

  • Lookout (natural and constructed)
  • Toilets (flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Scenic drive
  • Trail bike riding

Starting from and finishing at The Gantry in the northern section of D'Aguilar National Park, embark on a 4WD or trail bike journey on this scenic 16km forest drive.

Rumble through picturesque native and plantation forests as you navigate dips, climbs and turns. Along your way, stop at Falls lookout track and enjoy views across the D'Aguilar Range, or stretch your legs on the tranquil Mill rainforest walk.

Dip your feet in the cool waters at Rocky Hole before continuing on to enjoy a picnic lunch at Broadwater. Spend a night camping beneath a star-studded sky at Neurum Creek camping area or Archer camping area.

Return the way you came or head south along Lovedays Road to return to The Gantry. Alternatively, keep driving north to Broadwater before travelling out of the park and on through the small township of Woodford.

Read on for more information about the park's 4WD and trail bike road network.

Getting there and getting around

The Mount Mee forest drive is in the North D'Aguilar section of D'Aguilar National Park, about 70km from Brisbane city.

  • The drive starts from The Gantry.
  • You will need a 4WD or trail bike to access this forest drive. The maximum speed limit on forest roads is 40km/hr and all road rules apply.
  • Read 4WD with care for important information on 4WD safety and minimal impact driving.
  • Be aware of horseriders and walkers who might share or cross the roads. Read trail bike ride with care for tips on riding safely and riding with care.

From the south

  • Drive 24km from Dayboro, via Mount Mee Road (tourist route number 29) and Sellin Road to the park's entrance.
  • Continue 150m to The Gantry. The road to The Gantry is suitable for conventional (2WD) vehicles, however to continue on the forest drive you will need a 4WD or trail bike.

From the north

  • You will need a 4WD or trail bike to access the park from the north.
  • Drive about 17km from Woodford, via the D'Aguilar Highway, Neurum, Stanton and Rassmussen roads to the park's northern entrance.
  • From the northern entrance, continue south along the Mount Mee forest drive to The Gantry.

Wheelchair access

There are no wheelchair-accessible facilities on this drive. The closest wheelchair facilities are located at The Gantry day-use area.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Mount Mee forest drive 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: