Millmerran - Mount Basalt Reserve

Tuesday, 06 Oct 2020 11:19

Address: Mount Basalt Road, Millmerran QLD

This unique geological and environmental area features rare volcanic formations and a few walking tracks and lookouts with spectacular views. Please leave your pets at home.

How to get there: Mount Basalt Reserve is just 19 km south of Millmerran. From Toowoomba, travel south west on the Gore Highway to the town of Millmerran. From there, take the Millmerran-Inglewood Road and turn left onto Kooroongarra Road until you reach the turnoff to Mount Basalt Environmental Park.

Facilities: Parking, picnic tables, photo opportunities.

Mount Basalt Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 4

Distance: 559 m loop

Walking time: 55 minutes

Description: There is a loop track along with a summit climb. The short walk to the saddle is easy-going. Be prepared for a bit of rock-hopping as the tracks to the summit cross basalt columns of about 25 cm in diameter.

Useful link:

Mount Basalt Reserve walking trail map


Picnic tables
Bush walking