Location - Ayr, Queensland, Australia
Distance - 1.1 km return
Time - Allow 1 hour return
Grade - 3
Kelly Mountain, also known as Mount Kelly, rises to an elevation of 186 metres and provides views out across the Burdekin River and the surrounding landscape. It's a popular after-work activity for the locals in Ayr. It is a 17 minutes (18 kilometres) drive from Ayr and 70 minute (95 kilometres) drive from Townsville.
The Walking Track
The track is family and dog-friendly and starts near the water reservoir where you can park your vehicle. Ascend the dirt track to the top lookout. Mount Kelly Lookout provides excellent views across the Burdekin Region's contrasting scenery of native bushland, cane farms and coastline.