The Beerwah State Forest is located on the Sunshine Coast, just a one-hour drive north of Brisbane. The Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forests are located on both sides of the Bruce Highway.
Also known as “Jowarra”, the Beerwah State Forest protects the few remaining coastal rainforests in the region and is also an important habitat for threatened or endangered Australian wildlife.
Beerwah State Forest – Camping & 4WD Tracks Map, Qld
The Beerwah and Beerburrum State Forests include exotic pine plantations, open eucalypt forests, rainforests and coastal wallum remnants.
You will find a range of short walks where you can explore the forests which lead to magnificent views of the Glass House Mountains. Many people come to Beerwah and Beerburrun State Forests to go four-wheel-driving, trail bike riding, horse riding and mountain bike riding.
Camping is popular in Beerwah at the Coochin Creek camping area where campers often come to fish and boat in the creek. There are a number of camp sites which are suitable for tents, caravans or campervans and the sites are equipped with fire rings and toilets. Pets are not permitted at the camping area and visitors should note that camping permits are required and fees apply.
Fishing from the creek bank is the most popular activity here and many people also bring canoe’s or kayaks to go for a paddle. You are able to launch the canoe or kayak from the creek bed, but there is also a public boat ramp which provides deep water access to Pumicestone Passage at the end of Roys Road, approximately 7 km east of Coochin Creek camping area.
Four-wheel-drive vehicles, trail bikes, mountain bikes may be driven on roads in Beerwah and Beerburrum State Forests and horse riding is also permitted.
Dogs are not permitted at the Coochin Creek camping area at Beerwah State Forest, however dogs on leashes are permitted at Glass House Mountains lookout and Wild Horse Mountain lookout in Beerburrum State Forest.