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Brisbane Hinterland National Park Activities

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Wondering what to do in Moreton Bay Region’s hinterland? There’s plenty of rural and forested areas to explore hiking, mountain biking, 4WDing, and horse riding, and numerous rock pools, lakes and rivers perfect for swimming and water sporting.

Let’s take a look at what awaits you when venturing for adventure into the North Brisbane hinterland.

Bunyaville Forest Dirt Mountain Bike Track Brisbane Moreton Bay Region

Hiking, Horse Riding and Mountain Biking

Hiking, horseback riding, or mountain biking are all great ways to explore the national parks of the Moreton Bay Region. The natural escapes offer a wide range of walking trails for bushwalkers of all abilities and certain forest trails permit all 3 activities. Check out:

Visit the Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing for more ideas on what to do in Moreton Bay Region’s North Brisbane hinterland, and to obtain horse riding maps and information for our National Parks and State Forest Parks. Consult the Moreton Bay Regional Council’s map of Samford Valley Rail Trail for Samford horse trails.

Rocky Hole Kids Swimming Mt Mee Moreton Bay Region Brisbane Queensland

Rocky Hole, Mt Mee

The watery oasis of Rocky Hole is a ‘must-do’ item on the Moreton Bay Region bucket list! Relax and refresh beside the waterfall or cool off in the picturesque swimming hole etched into the natural contours of Mount Mee’s granite filled gullies surrounded by open eucalyptus forest.

Bunya River Crossing Water Fun Hills Moreton Bay Region

North Brisbane Hinterland Bunya Crossing Reserve Swimming Hole

Backing onto the beautiful Bunyaville State Forest Park, the Bunyaville swimming hole caters for all ages, with various activities permitted including swimming, kayaking and fishing.

Archer Campgrounds Moreton Bay Region Family Tent Ball


Get back to basics and enjoy bush camping in D’Aguilar National Park. Campers can stay at Neurum Creek Campgrounds or the more remote Archer campgrounds (four-wheel-drive access only).

Camping permits are required.

Bellthorpe Park 4Wd Through Water Moreton Bay Region


Bellthorpe National Park, a short drive from Woodford boasts some of the best local 4WD tracks through beautiful eucalypt and rainforest areas, as well as offering some great bush walking opportunities.

You can access the park from 3 primary entry points throughout the region. The shared trails can take you from Bellthorpe Range Road to Stony Creek and other nearby areas.

Other National Park Activities near Brisbane you can enjoy:

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Visit Moreton Bay Region is the official destination brand for the Moreton Bay Region, stretching from Bribie Island, Woodford down to Samford and back across to Redcliffe foreshore. The Moreton Bay Region has so much to offer from paddock to plate, fresh seafood, camping, 4WD adventure to getting out on the beautiful Moreton Bay.

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