Imbil State Forest Sunshine Coast

Imbil State Forest has magnificent forests, deep gorges, spectacular views, walking tracks, scenic drives and grassy camp sites near rainforests and mountain streams. Photo credit: Robert Ashdown © Queensland Government

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So you want to lavish your significant other with a deluxe weekend away but you’re strapped for cash, we’ve all been there. Photo credit: Robert Ashdown © Queensland Government

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Camping with kids may seem like a daunting prospect, but at Imbil State Forest, in the beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland, we’ve got you covered. Photo credit: © Queensland Government

Journeys

  • Stand in awe beneath magnificent, 150 year-old Moreton Bay fig trees and look for wildlife in this lush rainforest.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    780m circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 45min walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 1 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Meander along the creek bank—a great spot for birdwatching, or take a dip in a rainforest swimming hole.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.8km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 45min walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 3 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • You’ll feel on top of the world with breathtaking 360 degree views of Mary Valley and the surrounding ranges.

    Journey type
    Walk, cycle, horse
    Distance
    8.8km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 4hrs walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Delve into a vibrant landscape scattered with cool rainforest, a palm grove, tall open eucalypt forest and a mosaic of plantation forests.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    3.5km (start on Little Yabba circuit and continue on the 1.7km Piccabeen circuit, returning to the day-use area via the camping area) circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 2hrs walking time to complete both circuits.
    Grade
    Grade 3 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive