Border loop lookout
Border loop lookout provides a bird's-eye view south down Gradys Creek, with the historic spiral loop about 400 metres below the lookout. Scenic views of Border Ranges National Park and McPherson Range can be seen to the east and west.
Border loop, also known as Spiral loop, was the first standard gauge railway linking two capital cities in Australia. At the time, it was a significant nation-building project. Construction of the line between Sydney and Brisbane began after World War I, when there was a need to create employment as well as prepare the country for future conflict.
Border loop lookout offers an easily accessible peek into this superb World Heritage national park, which you can explore further along its hiking tracks, or just relish the view. Enjoy a barbecue with friends and family in Border loop picnic area, and the trailhead for Border loop walk is also nearby.
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