Mount Scoria Conservation Park Outback Queensland

Photo credit: © Lise Pedersen

Things to do

    Enjoy a picnic and short bushwalk in the pleasant bushland setting. Photo: courtesy of Jacqui Brown.

    Enjoy a picnic and short bushwalk in the pleasant bushland setting. Photo: courtesy of Jacqui Brown.

    Camping and accommodation

    Camping

    Camping is not permitted at Mount Scoria Conservation Park.

    Other accommodation

    There is a range of holiday accommodation in and around Biloela and Gladstone. For more information see the tourism information links below.

    Picnic and day-use areas

    Have a bush picnic, go birdwatching or simply enjoy the park's wildlife. The park's facilities include sheltered picnic tables, toilets and tank water. Remember to treat water before drinking. An automatic barbecue is provided at the day-use area and open fires are not permitted.

    Walking

    A walking track with information signs at the mountain's base offers great views of the mountain and gives insight into Mount Scoria's significance to the Gaangalu Nation People. There are no walking tracks to the peak.

    Caution!
    Climbing Mount Scoria is dangerous and not recommended. The scree slopes are very unstable, one wrong step can set off a river of rocks taking you with them—serious injuries have occurred.

    Grade 3 walking trackGaangalu walk

    Grade 3 walking track: Formed track with some obstacles. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Signposted.
    Distance: 860m return
    Time: allow 20min
    Details: A short walk to the base of the mountain offers great views of the summit, the distinctive basalt columns and scree slopes. Several interpretive signs offer insight into Mount Scoria's significance to the Gaangalu Nation People.

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