attractions: Murgon

Boat Mountain Conservation Park

Shaped like an upturned boat, the flat-topped ridge called Boat Mountain is a distinctive landmark near Murgon.

Boat Mountain Conservation Park is a haven for wildlife and bird species, so take the time to look around and enjoy mother nature at her beat. You may see Rock Wallabies, Grey Kangaroos, Koalas, Echidnas and Goannas, The park has at least 60 species of birds and the list is growing. For a full bird list visit the Murgon Visitor Information Centre.

The park is also popular with walkers, with tracks ranging for 370 metres to 2.2kms. The walking trail leads you up many stairs, but once a the top, you enjoy a relatively easy walk to Daniel’s lookout, at the peak of Boat Mountain.

Wear protective clothing to avoid being scratched by prickly scrubs and have insect repellent on hand as well as sunscreen and lots of drinking water.

The only facilities available at Boat Mountain is a picnic table.