Eastern Escarpment Conservation Area

Attraction Eastern Escarpment Conservation Area, Sheldon

Phone: 1300 667 386


Eastern Escarpment Conservation Area is a 186-hectare reserve in the hinterland suburb of Mount Cotton (Jungalpin/Tungipin) on Redlands Coast that forms the upper catchment of Eprapah Creek.

The reserve provides the perfect setting for outdoor activities including bushwalking, mountain biking, horse riding, trail running and bird and butterfly watching. Trek to the lookout platform at the summit of Mount Cotton where you can enjoy breathtaking 180-degree views of South East Queensland, or relish in the spectacular biodiversity of eucalypt forest and smaller pockets of rainforest where a variety flora and fauna can be spotted.

Entry to Eastern Escarpment Conservation Area is open daily, and lies to the east of West Mount Cotton Road, Sheldon. The main trailhead entry is situated at the West Mount Cotton and Schoek Road intersection.