Queensland Moto Park (QMP) is a 745-hectare motocross park at Coulson in the Wyaralong area, near Boonah. It is operated by Motorcycling Queensland who helped develop the park.
The park has been provided by the Queensland Government, the South-East Queensland Council of Mayors, and Motorcycling Queensland. It offers a safe and legal location to ride in a controlled environment.
The tracks are suitable for a wide range of riders from kids through to MX and Enduro competitors. The park primarily caters for two wheel bikes but there are some parts accessible with quad bikes and side-car motocross bikes.
The Pee Wee track lets the youngest of junior riders to enjoy the park and develop their bike skills, with two other tracks for junior riders. On weekends, a fullsize MX track is closed from older riders to allow junior riders to try out a bigger track.
For the senior riders, there are four motocross tracks with varying jumps and obstacles where you can develop your skills. The tracks are competition standard and built to Motorcycling Australia Standards.
For more open riding, there are 50 kilometres of trails through deep gullies, along creek bids, and the top of ridgelines offing views of the Scenic Rim.
For those wanting the most adventurous, hit the freestyle compound. Freestyle motocross is where riders perform backflips and other tricks while the bike is mid-air. The freestyle compound is only available to riders with a current MA licence with freestyle accreditation, or be supervised by an MA accredited FMX coach.
Camping is a simple $5 per person per night in the unpowered camping areas. Firewood is available for purchase to enjoy a campfire in the evenings. An amenities block offers toilets and showers, with $2 coin for hot water.
A playground in the camping area provides somewhere for the kids to release some energy when the are not on the tracks.
The park is open every day during school holidays. At other times, the park is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday when track repair and maintenance is undertaken.
To get there:
From Beaudesert, from the main intersection in town, head southwest along Mount Lindesay Hwy. After 450m, turn right into Bromelton St with the brown sign for Wyaralong Dam. Follow Bromelton Rd, which becomes Beaudesert Boonah Rd, for 28.9km and turn right into a road with a turning lane and a brown sign for Western Trailhead about 400m beforehand. Follow the road for about 550m to the entrance of Lilybrook Recreation Area and the Western Trail Access.
From Boonah township, head north to the roundabout and turn right (first exit) into Ipswich Boonah Rd towards Beaudesert. Follow Ipswich Boonah Rd for 6.8km and turn right onto Beaudesert Boonah Rd. Follow Beaudesert Boonah Rd for 2.7km and turn left into a road with a brown sign for Western Trailhead about 100m beforehand. Follow the road for about 550m to the entrance of Lilybrook Recreation Area and the Western Trail Access.
From Peak Crossing, head south along Ipswich Boonah Rd. Follow Ipswich Boonah Rd for 20.2km and turn left onto Beaudesert Boonah Rd. Follow Beaudesert Boonah Rd for 2.7km and turn left into a road with a brown sign for Western Trailhead about 100m beforehand. Follow the road for about 550m to the entrance of Lilybrook Recreation Area and the Western Trail Access.
Cost: Camping $5 per person, see QMP pricing page for riding prices
Hours: Mon 8am-4pm, Thu-Sun 8am-4pm, School Holidays Mon-Sun 8am-4pm
Food: Yes, pies, drinks, confectionery
Wheelchair accessible: No