Explore the great outdoors in Millmerran

Explore the natural and man-made wonders of our district. Relax and unwind on the banks of back creek, pack a picnic and enjoy the birdlife. Throw in a fishing line or simply walk or ride the paths. Take a drive in the country to see our amazing landscapes.

Mt Basalt

Mt Basalt Reserve

Drive 19 kilometres south of Millmerran to view the Mt Basalt Reserve, a unique area featuring rare volcanic formations, with walking trails and lookouts offering spectacular views. Pack a picnic and lunch under the brilliant clear skies.

Mount Basalt Walking Circuit includes a summit climb. While the short walk to the saddle is easy-going, be prepared for a bit of rock-hopping as the tracks to the summit cross basalt columns about 25cm in diameter. Best for: Bushwalking, Classification: Grade 4, Distance: 559m loop, Walking Time: 55 mins approx.

Owens Scrub Road

Tourist Drives

Country drives are a great way to see our diverse bushland and farming area. Try one of these drives:

  • Historic Owen's Scrub Drive (49km)
  • Condamine River Flats Drive (50km)
  • Rolling Hills and Scenic Lookouts Drive (90km)
  • Brigalow Belt Power Station Drive (55km)

Use the guide and map to find your way and learn some intersting facts along the way.


Guide & Map
Yarramalong Weir

Yarramalong Weir

Located on the banks of the Condamine River this facility is a great place for self-contained campers who love to relax, get out on their boat, swim and fish. The weir is situated 30km east of Millmerran on Yarramalong Road (off the Millmerran-Leyburn Road also accessible via Fysch Road, Pampas).

There are no fees to visit or camp and the maximum stay is 3 days. Facilities include: picnic tables, toilets, boat ramp and open fire places. BYO drinking water and firewood. Dogs allowed on a lead. Maximum stay 72 hours.

Variegated Fairy Wren - Photo by Laurie Boyle

Bird Watching

The Millmerran district is rich in bird life, from the rare Glossy Black Cockatoos in our Hairy Oaks to the grassy woodland species in Wondul National Park, such as the tiny Variegated Fairy Wren

Bird watchers will also be rewarded with sightings of many species unknown closer to the coast. A complete bird list is available from the Visitor Information Centre.You can see the Focus on Feathers overview map by clicking on the button below.