Crows Nest - Hartmann Park
Address: Lot 1 Dingo Mountain Road, Crows Nest QLD 4355
This local park has a beautiful bushland setting and is perfect for a picnic along Bald Hills Creek. Linked walking tracks provide access to Applegum Park and Bullocky's Rest. Hartmann Park was donated to the Council in the 1970s by Mr Hubert Hartmann. Hartmann Park Circuit exhibits a range of geological, vegetative and historical features within the town area. Please leave your pets at home.
How to get there: From Toowoomba, drive north on the New England Highway until you arrive in Crows Nest township. Drive past Centenary Park and turn right onto William Street. Drive to the end of the road and park your vehicle on Dale Street.
Facilities: Parking, toilet, picnic shelter and tables, barbecues, water
Hartmann Park Circuit
Best for: Bushwalking
Classification: Grade 4
Distance: 600m return
Walking time: Approximately 15-20 minutes
Description: Hartmann Park Circuit is a loop of approximately 600m long in the park north of Bald Hills Creek. The trailhead starts at the Hartmann Park picnic area, crosses the creek and goes up the hill following a set of concrete steps. The walk passes over a shelf of sandstone rock, offering some magnificent landscape and geological features. The forest canopy is a collection of eucalyptus species while the undergrowth of plants provides a rich display of wildflowers in spring.