Karawatha Forest Walk
Karawatha Forest Queensland - Sun 11th October 2020

Max Participants:
9
Address:
Drewvale
Location:
Karawatha Forest Queensland
Date:
Sun 11th October 2020
Start Time:
1:45pm
End Time:
4:30pm
Duration:
2.5 hrs appr
Non-Member Cost:
$20.00 per person
Member Cost:
$10.00 per person
Tagged:
hiking walk

Join Chris on this easy but beautiful 5km walk along well trodden paths and past the Discovery Centre.

One of the largest areas of remnant bushland within Brisbane, Karawatha Forest has plenty to see along the trails including kangaroos, wallabies, lorikeets and kookaburras.
Eucalyptus trees are most common but we will also see plenty of banksia.

Karawatha Forest Park and Brisbane City Council managed bushland to the west, form part of the largest remaining stretch of open eucalypt bushland in South East Queensland. The area is known as the Flinders Karawatha Corridor. This corridor extends from south-west of Karawatha Forest to Flinders Peak in Ipswich. The corridor is 56,350 hectares and 60 kilometres long.


Due to the size of Karawatha Forest Park and variety of habitats it contains, this forest is an important refuge for over 200 species of wildlife. This includes a number of threatened or endangered species such as the greater glider, squirrel glider and rare frogs. Karawatha has the highest diversity of frog species in Brisbane.

 

The forest also supports red-necked wallabies, swamp wallabies and eastern grey kangaroos. Hollows in older eucalypts are nesting places for gliders, possums, bats, parrots and owls. Birdlife is the most visible from of fauna in the forest, with over 100 bird species found.


https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/clean-and-green/natural-environment-and-water/bushland-reserves/karawatha-forest-park

Gallery

Forest trail through bushland - image by Lyle Radford http://www.lyleradford.com.au
Riverside
Illaweena Lagoon

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Beautiful relaxing walk

Includes

AW Guide

What To Bring/Wear

- Hat, sunscreen

- Enough water to suit the day (approx 2L)

- Comfortable walking shoes

- Snacks / fruit

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