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Spicer's Gap and Mount Mathieson is a 6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Clumber, Queensland, Australia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Length 6.0 mi Elevation gain 1,095 ft Route type Loop

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Views

Wildlife

Rocky

Scramble

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The walk features a variety of vegetation, woodland, rainforest, grass trees and meadow.  The track from Mt Matheson back to Spicer's Gap Road features a memorable razor ridge, that requires a cautious approach as well as a bit of a scramble. The Heritage Trail along Spicer's Gap Road to Governor's Chair remembers the hard yakka of the 19th century involved in getting around. The view from Governor's Chair towards Ipswich and Brisbane is worth the visit.

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Recordings (17)
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Christopher Lau
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Hiking

Well trodden path. Varied environments Great Views Some elevation/climbs, so good workout. Would recommend.

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Jabe Gerring
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Beautiful hike leaving from spicers gap campground. different natural environments. grasslands, rock faces, track easy to follow. be mindful when you are scrambling across rocks at the top. spotted a 5ft carpet snake on middle of track heading down

Mh3 Hounds
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Running

Probably the best trail I've ever run. Stunning

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David Jurd
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Hiking

really enjoy doing this hike !

Calista .
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Hiking

Nice hike if you’re in the area. Track was closed today (31/08/19) due to fire danger but we did it anyway. Good winter hike as the track is fairly exposed.

P P
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Hiking

Really nice easy going walk, beautiful views.

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Stuart Procter
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Hiking

First decent hike I ever did, theres an offroad track from the west that leads up to a parking area. Take the trail north east which leads to Mathieson, continue the loop around to Spicers Gap (Governors Chair) plenty of birds & wildlife to spot, some history plaques along the way, I found that interesting.

Raymond Day
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First to Review

i loved this trail, great views, a bit of rock scrambling, different forest environments, great for a beginner. Trail easy to follow

P Jackson
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James Gardiner
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Cam C
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Rodger Whitby
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Aleks Topalovic
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Andreea Zaharia
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Troy M .
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Scott Curr
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Sammy Iwers
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Anthea Vickers
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Jason Vickers
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