Glass House Mountains National Park Brisbane | Sunshine Coast

Glass House Mountains safety video

The Glass House Mountains are not easy climbs and it is important to be prepared so that you can have a safe and enjoyable visit. Take six minutes to watch this safety video. It could help save you from having to stay overnight or be rescued.

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Discover more about the park’s plants by purchasing a copy of the ‘Ranger field guide: Native plants of Glass House Mountains National Park’. They can be purchased over the phone or by visiting a sales outlet. Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

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The craggy peaks of the Glass House Mountains tower above the surrounding landscape. They are so significant that they are listed on the Queensland and National Heritage Register as a landscape of national significance.

Walking tracks lead through a variety of open forests to lookouts with panoramic views of the mountains. You can walk around the base of Mount Tibrogargan to see its profile from many angles and to the top of Mount Ngungun for spectacular views of nearby peaks and the surrounding landscape.

The Yul-yan-man track is accessible from Beerburrum and Tibrogargan trailheads. It offers a Grade 5 walk for people with rock scrambling skills.

There are other challenging summit routes and climbing sites for experienced rockclimbers and abseilers.


About 70km, or a one-hour drive, north of Brisbane.

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Park facilities

  • No campfires
  • Lookout
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Rock climbing
  • Trail bikes prohibited
  • Walking

Highlights and announcements

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.