Byron Creek Circuit – 13/09/2015

Getting there

From Dayboro, drive west on McKenzie Street, passing Dayboro State School. Continue onto Laceys Creek Road and then veer right onto Mt Pleasant Road. Continue along Mt Pleasant Road to the Mount Pleasat Hall and then veer left onto Mt Brisbane Road. Follow Mt Brisbane Road to Chambers Road and turn left to enter the D’Aguilar National Park. Ascend Chambers Road to Range Road and turn left. Drive to the next intersection with the road veering right and a gate (Byron Creek Road). Park at this intersection, where there is plenty of room for a few cars.

Walk description

From the cars walk through the gate and after about 100m turn right onto the horse trail. Follow the horse trail as it descends into Byron Creek. Upon reaching Byron Creek cross the creek and continue on the trail and continue ahead at the sign towards Diana Bath Road. Shortly after this and before the next creek crossing, is another horse trail intersection. Continue straight ahead and cross the creek again before the trail ascends a ridge to Range Road (Peggs Road at the old Quarry. Return to this intersection and continue straight ahead, and not turn left. The trail ascends for 20 miutes to gain the ridge on A Break Road. Upon reaching A Break Road, turn left and follow A Break Road to Diana’s Bath Road. Upon reaching Diana’s Bath Road, follow until the intersection with Byron Creek Road. Turn left and follow Byron Creek Road back to the car.

Walk distance: 15.75 km Walk time: 5hrs 30 mins Total ascent:800m

Byron Creek

Byron Creek

View from A Break

View west from A Break

Dianas Bath

Dianas Bath

Mt Byron

Mt Byron

View to Brisbane Valley

View to Brisbane Valley

Byron Creek Crossing

Byron Creek Crossing

Diamond firetail finch nest

Diamond firetail finch nest

Byron Creek Crossing

Byron Creek Crossing

Rainforest D'Aguilar National Park

D’Aguilar National Park rainforest

Byron Creek Road

Byron Creek Road

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