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Anakie Gorge Circuit Walk

3 h to 5 h
1 h 30 min to 2 h 30 min

10.2 km
circuit

↑ 328 m
↓ -328 m

Moderate track
Starting from Anakie Gorge picnic and parking area at the end of Gorge Road and this circuit walk in Brisbane Ranges NP takes you west along Anakie Gorge Walk. Starting with a steeply uphill section to warm you up and get your heart racing, the walk takes you to Nelson Lookout and Outlook Lookout for great views over the area, before reaching the Stony Creek Picnic area. Have a break there and/or take a side trip along the creek to Lower Stony Creek Reservoir. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey.
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.

Getting There
Trackhead (-37.8602586,144.2718838)
Mode Car
DirectionsF

Track Notes
Turn map Directions & comments
Start
Start.
After another 15 m continue straight.
There is a car park (about 30 m back from the start).
Turn right
After another 80 m turn right.
After another 95 m pass the shelter (6 m on your right).
Then pass the toilet (5 m on your right).
After another 55 m pass the toilet (7 m on your right).
Continue straight, to head along Anakie Gorge Walk.
Turn left
After another 1.1 km (at the intersection of Anakie Gorge Walk & Ted Errey Nature Circuit) turn left, to head along Ted Errey Nature Circuit.
Continue straight
After another 600 m continue straight, to head along Ted Errey Nature Circuit.
Side trip to Nelsons Lookout Details below.
Turn left
After another 780 m turn left, to head along Ted Errey Nature Circuit.
Continue straight
After another 335 m continue straight, to head along Ted Errey Nature Circuit.
After another 1 km continue straight, to head along Ted Errey Nature Circuit.
Turn left
After another 115 m (at the intersection of Aquaduct Track & Ted Errey Nature Circuit) turn left, to head along Aquaduct Track (a vehicle track).
Veer left
After another 680 m (at the intersection of Switch Road & Aquaduct Track) veer left, to head along Switch Road (a vehicle track).
Veer right
After another 40 m (at the intersection of Redsteak Track & Switch Road) veer right, to head along Redsteak Track (a vehicle track).
After another 50 m head through/around the gate.
Turn sharp right
After another 70 m (at the intersection of Outlook Track & Redsteak Track) turn sharp right, to head along Outlook Track.
Turn right
After another 510 m (at the intersection of Burchell Trail & Outlook Track) turn right, to head along Burchell Trail.
Side trip to Outlook Lookout Details below.
Turn left
After another 35 m turn left, to head along Burchell Trail.
Side trip to Lower Stony Creek Reservoir Details below.
Turn right
After another 1.5 km (at the intersection of Anakie Gorge Walk & Burchell Trail) turn right, to head along Anakie Gorge Walk.
Continue straight
After another 110 m continue straight, to head along Anakie Gorge Walk.
After another 70 m pass the car park (15 m on your left).
Then pass the toilet (20 m on your left).
Continue straight
After another 20 m (at the intersection of Anakie Gorge Walk & Switch Road) continue straight, to head along Anakie Gorge Walk.
Veer right
After another 1.8 km (at the intersection of Anakie Gorge Walk & Ted Errey Nature Circuit) veer right, to head along Anakie Gorge Walk.
Continue straight
After another 1.1 km continue straight.
Veer left
After another 145 m veer left.
After another 30 m continue straight, to head along Anakie Gorge Walk.
The end
After another 15 m come to the end.

Side trip to Nelsons Lookout
Turn map Directions & comments
Start
Start.
The end
Continue another 170 m to find Nelsons Lookout at the end.
"Nelsons Lookout".
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 170 m to the main route.

Side trip to Outlook Lookout
Turn map Directions & comments
Start
Start.
The end
Continue another 105 m to find Outlook at the end.
"Outlook".
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 105 m to the main route.

Side trip to Lower Stony Creek Reservoir
Turn map Directions & comments
Start
At the intersection of Burchell Trail & Anakie Gorge Walk Start heading along Burchell Trail (a walking track).
Continue straight
After another 45 m (at the intersection of Anakie Gorge Walk & Wadawurrong Walk (Burchell Trail)) continue straight, to head along Anakie Gorge Walk.
Continue straight
After another 320 m (at the intersection of Anakie Gorge Walk & Burchell Trail) continue straight, to head along Anakie Gorge Walk (a vehicle track).
Turn right
After another 100 m turn right.
The end
After another 35 m come to the end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 500 m to the main route.
Terrain


AS 2156.1-2001 - Walking tracks Classification
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 10.2 km
Time 3 h to 5 h
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)

Some facilities on route
Shelter There is one 160 m from the start.

Toilet There are 3 on route, on average they are 2.6 km apart with the largest gap of 7 km.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
150 m
Shelter
160 m
Toilet
205 m
Toilet
7.2 km



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