Carrs Lookout

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View from Carr's Lookout across the head of the Condamine River, and mountains in the Scenic Rim region. The lookout is along The Falls Drive on Spring Creek Road.

Carr’s Lookout is along The Falls Drive on Spring Creek Road, between Queen Mary Falls Brown Sign link and Teviot Falls Brown Sign link. The lookout is from a wooden platform, with a boardwalk leading to it from an area off the road for parking. Some lookouts have trees growing taller and blocking the views, which is happening at Teviot Falls lookout. The platform gives clear view with little to obstruct the views.

The opening up of the road past this area was achieved by Reg Carr, a former chairman in the Glengallan Shire whom Carrs Lookout is named after, and engineer Dick Philip.

The views show a number of known mountain peaks throughout the Scenic Rim region. In the main photo, the peak in the centre is Wilsons Peak. To the right, there are three peaks in the distance, Mt Tamborine, Mt Maroon, and Mt Barney. To the left of Wilsons Peak, Mt Bell can be seen in the distance and Mt Superbus on the left.

Closer to the lookout are the farming plains. The river snaking its way through the plains is the headwaters of the Condamine River.

To get there:

From Boonah, head south for just over 14km to Carneys Creek Rd, and turn right at the Falls Drive brown sign. A brown signs summary of the falls and lookouts are shortly along the road. Continue for 14.6km to Head Rd, and turn right with the Falls Drive brown sign. You will cross Teviot Brook 4 times, the forth about 7.1km after turning into Head Rd. Head Rd starts a steep climb shortly afterwards, which continues for about 4kms from the last crossing of Teviot Brook, and an unsigned lookout to Teviot Falls Brown Sign link at the top. Continue for another 12.7km, and Carrs Lookout will be on the right, with a brown sign.

From Killarney, head south along Willow St in town, which becomes Acacia St, then Border Road. Continue for 4.3km to Spring Creek Road and turn left at the Falls Drive brown sign. A brown signs summary of the falls and lookouts are shortly along the road. Continue for 15.1kms, and Carrs Lookout will be on the left, with a brown sign. You will pass Brown Falls Brown Sign link at 2.4km, then Dagg Falls Lookout Brown Sign link at 3.5km, and Queen Mary Falls Brown Sign link at 6.8km.

Cost: Free

Hours: Anytime

Toilets: No

Bins: No

Tables: No

Seating: Yes

Water: No

Food: No

Wheelchair accessible: Yes

Pets: Not specified

Playground: No


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