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Rosins Lookout

Scenic Rim

Rosins Lookout Conservation Park


Distance (kms):

0.2 kms

Time (hrs):

Allow 15 mins

Elevation gain (m):

2 m

Max. elevation (m):

526 m

Difficulty (Grade):

Easy (Grade 2)

Route type:





2WD Sufficient

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An incredible lookout on the way to Binna Burra with views across the mountain ranges that border Queensland and New South Wales.

This heavily trafficked location is found on Beechmont Road, in Beechmont, about 10 kilometres from Binna Burra.

The lookout, situated in the Rosins Lookout Conservation Park, cannot be missed, sitting literally on the roadside.

It is a popular place for taking in the views or stopping for a coffee from the café across the road on the way through.

The grassy hill offers breathtaking views of the mountain ranges along the Queensland and New South Wales border including Springbrook Plateau, Ships Stern Range and Wollumbin (Mount Warning).

Views also extend across the valley below to the Gold Coast skyline.

The park beside the lookout features public toilets, a barbeque, and shaded picnic tables.

The lookout is a particularly popular spot for watching the sunrise and sunset, as well as hang-gliders and paragliders.

Track: There is no track here – the lookout is located at the car park.

Difficulty: A very accessible lookout, suitable for all fitness levels. Care should be taken on the grassy hill though as it is quite steep.

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

getting there

The lookout is located on Beechmont Road, in Beechmont, about 10 kilometres from Binna Burra, 1.5 hours drive south of Brisbane.

The car park is quite small and becomes particularly busy throughout the day on weekends.

best time to go

This location can be visited year-round. Sunset and sunrise are particularly popular times.

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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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