D'Aguilar National Park Brisbane

Drive to the highest point of the range. Photo credit: Tomek Z Genek © Queensland Government

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Range Road forest drive

Seek a 4WD adventure along the highest point of the D’Aguilar Range on this forest drive through beautiful bushland with wonderful views.

Journey type
4WD, trail bike
27km one way A path where the start point is different to the finish point
Time suggested
Allow 2hr driving time

Accessible by

  • 4WD
  • Trail bike

Journey facilities

  • Lookout (natural)
  • Toilets (flush)
  • Scenic drive
  • Trail bike riding

Explore open eucalypt forest and rainforest on this 27km forest drive, starting from The Gantry in the northern section of D'Aguilar National Park. Feel as though you’re driving on the edge as the range falls away on either side of the road.

Stop at Kluvers lookout to admire spectacular views before returning back the way you came to The Gantry. If you'd like to continue driving, travel along Range Road to the locked gate and turn left down The Winder and onto Laceys Creek Road and into the small town of Dayboro.

It is recommended for 4WD vehicles during dry weather only. Read on for more information about the park's 4WD and trail bike road network.

Getting there and getting around

The Range Road 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 dry weather only 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.
  • 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 920m to The Gantry. The road to The Gantry is suitable for conventional 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 entrance
  • Continue south along the Mount Mee forest drive to The Gantry.

Wheelchair access

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

Before you visit

Opening hours

Range Road 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: