Everything you need to enjoy your visit Facilities

Come and enjoy our well maintained and beautifully designed facilities:

  • The Rainforest Discovery Centre (entry by gold coin donation)
  • Glass House Mountains viewing platform (lift access available)
  • Picnic tables, shelters and barbeques (free)
  • Children's playground and open lawn space
  • Toilets and rubbish bins
  • Mountain View Cafe

Domestic pets are not permitted anywhere in the reserve (including the car park and cafe), fines will apply.  Assistance dogs are accepted.

Parking is permitted in regulated areas between 7am - 6pm.

Download[948KB] our reserve brochure, however please be aware that opening times on the brochure may have changed.

Protecting our forest

You will encounter plenty of wildlife in the reserve. Don't get too close and DO NOT feed them.  Protecting wild animals involves leaving them alone.

Learn more about the species that call this forest home View more

Incredible invertebrates
Mountain freshwater crayfish Crustacean with altitude

A special blue-clawed crustacean is living near the creek on the picabeen walk at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve.


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