Northwest of Brisbane in the Brisbane Forest Park, the Brisbane Forest Park has many challenging single and double tracks that provide access to Mt. Cootha. To reach mountain biking at the Gap Creek Reserve trailhead from Brisbane, follow Coronation Drive towards Toowong. At the RE Hotel, turn right on Moggill Road towards Kenmore. In Kenmore, turn right on Brookfield Road for 2.5km. Turn right on Gap Creek Road for about 1km and park on the right near the Reserve.
Another good trailhead is Slaughter Falls on the south side of Mt. Cootha.
Overall, Lantana Downs Trail is the 2nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 30 mountain biking rides in Australia.