2022 BWQ Pilgrimage

About the 2022 Pilgrimage

Toowoomba Bushwalking Club will be hosting the 2022 Bushwalking Queensland “Pilgrimage” at beautiful and historic Crow’s Nest, 30 mins north of Toowoomba.
Events will commence from the evening of Friday 19th August, and run through until Sunday.
A range of activities are planned, including bushwalks, a bush dance, and tours of local points of interest.
Camping will be at the Crow’s Nest Showgrounds, which includes toilets and showers, and has unpowered and powered sites suitable for tents, camper trailers, and caravans.

Cost $40/person (early bird) or $45 after 31st July

Planning your visit

Crow’s Nest is about 30 mins drive north of Toowoomba, which is itself one and a half hours west of Brisbane.
There is a local supermarket and petrol station.
The Crow’s Nest Showgrounds have toilets, showers, unpowered and powered sites suitable for tents, camper trailers and caravans.

August night’s can still be cool, but the hospitality will be warm.

There are a number of different dinner venues available in Crow’s Nest, but places may be limited so you should book ahead if not self-catering.

Crow’s Nest

Historic Crow’s Nest township is both beautiful and dynamic. There’s plenty to see and do, including the historic Pioneer Village, craft shops, cafes and a pub.
Why not plan to extend your visit to see more of what the region has to offer?

Pilgrimage Programme

12.00pm Gate Opens for arrivals
6.00pm onwards Supper (BYO Mug for soup, and Cup for drinks)
7.30pm Registration Opens for Saturday Walks & Sunday Activities
Navigation Exercise runs all weekend with prize awarded Sunday morning
7.30am onwards – Walks commence at various start times
7.30pm-10.30pm “Band ‘O’ Coots” Bush Dance, Supper, Tea & Coffee (cups provided) www.facebook.com/BandOCootsBushBand
8.00am BWQ President’s Meeting
9.00am Presentations and “handing over the boot”
9.30am Registered activities around Crow’s Nest
12.00pm Vacate Crow’s Nest Showgrounds

Saturday Walks

Registration will be open from 7.30pm Friday: (Walks are provisional and subject to change)
West Kipper Ck
Ravensbourne Falls
Gorges of Upper Perseverance Ck
White Mountain & Perseverance Ck
Valley of Diamonds
Perseverance Heights
Lake Cressbrook
Crow’s Nest Ck – “Old Woman’s Hut”
Ravensbourne Forest Reserve
Crow’s Nest NP Graded Tracks
Munro’s Tramway
Hartmann Park

Sunday Activities

Registration will be open during Friday & Saturday: (Activities are provisional and subject to change)
Pechey Distilling Co Tour www.pecheydistilling.com
Crow’s Nest Soft Drinks Tour www.cnsd.com.au
Bike Ride
Hartmann Park Short Walk
Crow’s Nest Art Trail www.crowsnestartsandcrafts.com.au/instudio-art-trail
Crow’s Nest Museum and Historical Village www.crowsnestmuseum.org.au

Meal Options

Evening Meals (Book ahead because places may be limited):
Grand Old Crow Hotel 07 46981108 www.grandoldcrowhotel.com.au
Myrtille 07 46984164 www.myrtille.com.au
The Curly Carrot 0499 022340 www.reneeedgeceremonies.wixsite.com/thecurlycarrot
Dingers Seafood & Take Away 07 46982567
Daytime Meals:
The Nest Cafe 07 46982252
Harpers Country 0484 141317