Gold Creek Reservoir Hike
Upper Brookfield Queensland - Sun 15th September 2019

Max Participants:
12
Address:
Gold Creek Rd
Location:
Upper Brookfield Queensland
Date:
Sun 15th September 2019
Start Time:
9:00am
End Time:
11:30am
Duration:
2 hrs approx
Non-Member Cost:
$10.00 per person
Member Cost:
FREE
Tagged:
bird-watching hike walk
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Considered one of the most interesting nature reserves close to Brisbane, Gold Creek Reservoir was created when Gold Creek Dam, only the second dam built in Queensland, and the first in the world to utilise a cascading spillway was constructed in 1885.

The dam was eventually decommissioned in 1991, but the reservoir has been retained for recreational use and offers the perfect location for hikes amongst the long established animal habitat that has become home to many bird species including Whip Birds, Bell Birds and the beautiful Azure Kingfisher.

Join Chris on this 5.5km moderately challenging hike around the circumference of the reservoir which provides an interesting, varied and at times challenging trek through thick bushland including a few inclines that will get your heart pumping!
 
As the walk finishes close to lunch time why not bring your lunch and stay on in the beautiful picnic area. 
 

Gallery

Gold Creek Reservoir - Photo by Amanda C
Gold Creek Reservoir - Photo by Rahul Raje
Gold Creek Reservoir - Photo by Sara Michaels
Gold Creek Reservoir - Photo by Warren Adamson
Gold Creek Reservoir - Photo by Yanette Hansen

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Beautiful views of the dam

● Over 200 species of birds including Azure Kingfishers

● Beautiful walk close to Brisbane

Includes

Experienced Bush Walking Guide

Photo's of your day

What To Bring/Wear

- Snacks and lunch if staying on

- Plenty of water (2-3 litres)

- Sturdy shoes or hiking boots

- Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen & insect repellent

- Clothing suitable for hiking & weather conditions

- A Rain jacket or poncho

- Hiking poles if you enjoy using them

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