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Scenic Rim Visit to Boonah and Mt. French

  • 13 Oct 2021
  • 9:30 AM
  • Boonah
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Treks & Activities Event


13 October 2021


This is a reorganised trip from last year, postponed because of COVID restrictions.

Meet at Boonah 9.30, Arthur Clive's Family Bakehouse, 12 High Street, Boonah Morning tea will be on arrival at our own expense where we will meet Wendy Creighton.

Boonah is an interesting country town in the Scenic Rim. We hopefully will be guided through the centre of town by Wendy  who is the editor of local newspapers and author of "Blumbergville to Boonah, the early history of the Boonah Business District". It tells of fires, floods, droughts and the resilience of local people.

There may be time after the guided walk to have another look at the town before meeting at the Dugandan Hotel, 400m south of High Street, for lunch. (See menu on registration form). There is plenty of parking here.

After lunch we will drive up the winding, all bitumen and sometimes steep road to the top of Mt French, a climbers' haven, at 579m. There is a picnic area, camp ground and toilets here, also much information regarding care of Queensland National Parks and the role of Rangers.

There are two tracks to the lookouts.

Track 1: Logans Lookout. 720m return on bitumen.

Track 2: Mee-boo-run Circuit. 850m unsealed with some flattish rocks to walk on in one section to the East Cliff Lookout.

A Boonah map will be sent to those who register nearer the time.

Coordinator Mary Comer.

Cost: Members $30, Guests $35, including lunch.

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