Lower Portals

A return trail to the waterfalls at lower portals.

Located in Mount Barney National Park in the Scenic Rim region. Approx 1hr 40min from Brisbane. 7.4km return, suitable for intermediate hikers. Allow 3 hours.


The trail is mainly single track, with sections at the end where you may need to scramble. Download the full Mount Barney parks brochure and map here.

Getting here:

1hr 45min south of Brisbane with off road parking however no 4WD is required.

What to take:

Water and snacks. As you will be going for up to 3hours, the weather can change so take wet weather and safety gear such as emergency blanket and head torch as a precaution. Comfortable footwear with grip, gloves and 3L of water. 

Hot tip:

You will need to scramble up boulders so take gloves and wear a long sleeve top.

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