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Haig Park & Moogerah Dam Wall

Scenic Rim

Moogerah

KEY INFO

Distance (kms):

1.3 kms

Time (hrs):

Allow 30 mins

Elevation gain (m):

31 m

Max. elevation (m):

176 m

Difficulty (Grade):

Easy (Grade 2)

Route type:

Out-and-back

Traffic:

Heavy

Access:

2WD Sufficient

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A peaceful stroll along the shore of Lake Moogerah to the dam wall, with stunning views of the surrounding peaks.

This heavily trafficked location is found at the end of Moogerah Connection Road in Moogerah.


The walk along the shoreline has no discernible track, but the grassy area allows for exploring of relaxing, with incredible views across Lake Moogerah to Mount Greville.


From the shoreline, you can also see many other peaks, including Mount Mitchell, Cordeaux, Mathieson, Spicers Peak and Mount Alford.


Marvel at the scale of the dam wall, which can be walked across. From the dam wall there are views to Mount Edwards, with the track to the summit starting from the other side of the wall.


There are also views down Reynolds Creek from the top of the dam wall to a picnic area just a short drive away.


From the starting point to cross the dam wall, you can also head up the stairs to a small scenic lookout with views of the dam.


There are many picnic tables and BBQs throughout the picnic area, as well as plenty of grassy spots to have a picnic.


Track: The foreshore consists of grassy areas that can be easily explored. The path across the dam wall is paved.


Difficulty: Short and suitable for all fitness levels, with much of the area also wheelchair accessible. While fenced, care should be taken near the edges of the dam wall.  


Direction: This is an out-and-back track that returns the way it came. 

getting there

The walk is located at the end of Moogerah Connection Road in Moogerah, 1.5 hours drive south-west of Brisbane. 


The car park is large but can get very busy on weekends and public holidays.

best time to go

The walk can be completed year-round. Much of the walk is exposed to the sun, but there are plenty of trees and covered picnic tables to seek shade.

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Remember, whenever venturing into the outdoors, practice the Leave No Trace principles and be considerate of others. This means: dispose of your waste properly, don't remove things or move things from their natural position and respect all wildlife. Also be sure to plan ahead and adequately prepare for any adventure. 

I respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which all activities listed on this website are found, as well as Elders past, present and emerging. I strive to not promote sites where requests have been made for people not to explore due to the cultural significance of the site to Indigenous peoples, or note how to respectfully visit a site. If I have a promoted a site with cultural significance, please send me a message and let me know.   

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