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Best trails in Amamoor State Forest

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Explore the most popular trails in Amamoor State Forest with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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The Amamoor State forest is known for its populations of the Bunya Pine, Red Cedar, Hoop Pine and White Cedar inside these dry forests and riverine rainforests, in addition to some of Queensland's largest swimming holes known for various endangered species of frogs and platypus.

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Top trails (3)
#1 - Cook's Knob via Amamoor Fire Trail
Amamoor State Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 50 m
This trail is a gradual return climb up to the Cook's Knob fire tower. Start at the Amama day-use area and picnic ground off Amamoor Creek Road, and follow the multi-use trail north. The Amamoor State forest is known for its populations of the Bunya Pine, Red Cedar, Hoop Pine and White Cedar inside these dry forests and riverine rainforests, in addition to some of Queensland's largest swimming holes known for various endangered species of frogs and platypus. Be sure to wear good footwear on this trail as there are some steep rocky sections with loose gravel leading up to the lookout tower. Show more
#2 - Cedar Grove Rainforest Walk
Amamoor State Forest
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 26 m
A pleasant rainforest walk around a campsite with a large swimming hole and sub-tropical rainforest, where tall forest oaks line the creekside. It also features large red cedars, a piccabeen palm grove and a giant Moreton Bay fig tree.Show more
#3 - Amama Walk
Amamoor State Forest
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 28 m
Situated in the Amamoor State Forest of the Sunshine Coast hinterland, this trail is ideal for anyone looking for a moderately challenging walk into dense lush rainforest, that features buttress trees, draped vines, and ferns wrapping the creek-line and a cascading waterfall where you might spot the odd platypus swimming about. Show more