Gold Coast and Scenic Rim national parks

Choose your adventure Whether you want to picnic beside a freshwater creek, tackle a challenging bushwalk or treat yourself to an overnight stay in the country, there is a park adventure waiting for you! Take your time—explore the natural beauty of this region on a leisurely scenic drive. Here are some suggestions to help plan your journey. Travelling from the West (Warwick) Day and overnight trips • Enjoy a peaceful morning tea and easy bushwalks with great views at Mount French section in Moogerah Peaks National Park . • Stroll through rainforest and take in spectacular lookouts and cascades at Goomburra section in Main Range National Park . With plenty of space for the kids to run, this is the perfect place to camp overnight with the family. • Picnic amid tall forest and witness a majestic waterfall at Queen Mary Falls section in Main Range National Park . Multi-day trips • Camp in Mount Barney National Park and spend a couple of days exploring the rugged landscape on epic summit routes and rock climbs. For experienced walkers only! • Take your hiking boots or ride your horse and discover the rocky escarpments of Glen Rock State Forest , camping overnight at Casuarina camping area. Travelling from the East (Brisbane and Gold Coast) Day and overnight trips • Visit David Fleay Wildlife Park for a wildlife encounter, ranger-led show and Devonshire tea, before walking along Tallebudgera Creek mangrove boardwalk to ocean views at Burleigh Head National Park . • Begin with a morning bike ride in Nerang National Park and State Forest then drive to Tamborine National Park to discover cool rainforest walks, cafes and boutiques, and the local hospitality of a cosy bed and breakfast. Multi-day trips • Bushwalk through rainforest and past waterfalls to take in scenic views at Lamington National Park , before camping under the stars or staying at a local guesthouse. • Enjoy an outdoor barbecue on a weekend retreat to Springbrook National Park , venturing on bushwalks with waterfalls, rock caves and breathtaking views. • See panoramic views at Mount French section in Moogerah Peaks National Park before driving to Queen Mary Falls. Return via Cunninghams Gap section in Main Range National Park for a rainforest walk on the escarpment. Photos: Lightcapturer © Qld Govt Camping at Lamington National Park (above); bushwalking in the rainforest (below). 7

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