8/07/2022 – Ipswich City Council Notice:
Parts of this estate are open as of Saturday 2nd July 2022 following completion of repairs. All other areas remain closed due to extensive damage following severe weather events in early 2022. Please note that horses are currently NOT permitted at this stage due to the continued partial closure of the Yuddamun trail.
Please obey onsite signage and safety measures. Damage to the service track network in closed areas remains a risk to the safety of visitors and impacts emergency response.
The entire estate between the Greenbank Arterial Road and the Yuddamun / Service track intersection.
Trails or areas where hazards remain.
Redbank: Most tracks and trails between Paperbark Flats and Gunpit Ridge Lookout.
Springfield: Boronia trail, Spotted Gum track and Opossum Creek track.
Located just 20 minutes from the Ipswich Central Business District and 35 minutes from Brisbane Central Business District, White Rock – Spring Mountain Conservation Estate features the distinctive, sculptured, rocky outcrops of White Rock and Spring Mountain.
Covering over 2,500 hectares of regionally significant bushland, the Estate also features extensive forested ridges, escarpments and valleys that are home to an amazing array of plant and wildlife species.
Visitors can enjoy the full gamut of outdoor activities including hiking, bird-watching, horse riding (bring your own horse), mountain bike riding and nature study. For the bushwalker, there’s everything from a leisurely 200 metre walk to the more challenging 19 kilometre round trip trail, with most of the trails suitable for hiking and mountain bike riding. If you’re on horseback, then the Yaddamun Trail is perfect.
The entry to the Estate is the Paperbark Flats Picnic Area, at the end of School Road in Redbank Plains. Amenities on site include toilets, picnic facilities and horse float parking. Don’t forget to take a hat, sunscreen and drinking water.
Visit the website for trail updates and to download the trail guide.