Bush Ramble: Karawatha Forest Park Ironbark Circuit (Wheelchair friendly)
Join members of the ACF Brisbane South & Logan community group as we ramble through the Karawatha Forest Park.
Karawatha Forest Park forms part of the largest remaining stretch of open eucalypt bushland in South East Queensland.
The area is known as the Flinders Karawatha Corridor and extends from south-west of Karawatha Forest to Flinders Peak in Ipswich and covers 56,350 hectares.
Due to the size of Karawatha Forest Park and the diversity of habitats, the reserve is an important refuge for over 200 species of wildlife, 120 bird species and 320 native plant species. This includes a number of rare and threatened species such the tusked frog, wallum froglet, glossy black-cockatoo, powerful owl and the endangered koala and greater glider.
Ironbark Circuit is a 1.2 kilometre short circuit gives an overview of the plants contained in the forest including she-oaks, ironbark-dominated eucalypt forest and fern-lined dry gullies. Look for kingfishers in the arboreal termite nests.
The Discovery Centre and picnic area has toilets and drinking water.
For more information about Karawatha:
(Photo by Brisbane City Council from above website)
Bring water, and a thermos of tea or coffee for a cuppa after the walk.