Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 02 Jun 2019

Search the Beaches and Parks Directory to locate parks in your area or search for facilities such as:

  • barbecues
  • public amenities (toilets)
  • playgrounds
  • dog parks
  • walking trails and more. 

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  • Frank Huxham Lookout
    • Address:
      Pacific Boulevard Buddina

    This scenic viewpoint is located in the Buddina Foreshore Reserve at Beach Access point 207 adjacent to Bandalong Street. There is a beach shower and a number of seats to take in the view or to check the surf. Frank Huxham was the first Secretary of the Kawana Advancement Association and worked as a volunteer for the Beach Protection Authority after Cyclone Wendy hit in February 1972.

  • Fraser Park
    • Address:
      Esplanade Golden Beach

    Fraser Park lies on the waterfront between McLean and Jellicoe Streets and has stunning views across the Pumicestone Passage. This popular park has a large children's playground under a mature Moreton Bay Fig tree. It also provides shelters with picnic tables, barbecue facilities and public amenities. At beach access point 315 is the public Fraser Park Jetty and a lifeguard tower close by

  • Friendship Colonnade Botanic Gardens Tanawha
    • Address:
      Palm Creek Road

    Friendship Colonnade located in the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens is a popular location for wedding ceremonies and events. The Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden is open daily and admissions are free

  • Gardners Falls Riparian Reserve
    • Address:
      Obi Lane South Maleny

    Enjoy a picnic on the banks of Obi Obi Creek in this natural rainforest setting. There is a 300 metre sealed pathway to the water hole and picnic area. The public amenities block is located adjacent to the car park.

  • George VI Memorial Park
    • Address:
      North Street Yandina

    This park is known for it's skate bowl and basketball half court. The skate park is sheltered by shade sails. There is also a playground to be enjoyed by younger children.

  • Glass House Mountains District Park
    • Address:
      Page Street, Glass House Mountains

    This 4 hectare parkland features a mixture of open space, bush and wetlands, a sheltered playground and picnic facilities. It also includes a fully fenced dog off-leash area, public amenities and off street car parking

  • Glass House Mountains Park - Fenced Dog Park
    • Address:
      Page Street, Glass House Mountains

    This is a fully fenced dog off-leash area within the Glass House Mountains District Park. Access via Page Street or Gardner Street

  • Glen Retreat Park
    • Address:
      Merchants Parade Marcoola

    This linear park contains a playground area and table tennis table, shelters with barbecue facilities, a large long open grass area for kicking a ball, natural shade and accessible pathways

  • Glenbrook Downs Park
    • Address:
      13 Westview Crescent Nambour

    This park provides large open grass areas (with a quarter of the park left as natural vegetation). Everything is linked by a pedestrian pathway. A playground is located in the middle of the park with natural shade and shelters scattered around the park. The park also provides barbecue facilities. Parking is limited with only street parking available.

  • Golden Beach
    • Address:
      Esplanade Golden Beach

    Beach Access points 302 - 322. Golden Beach stretches for over four kilometres along the Pumicestone Passage from Bulcock Beach to the mouth of Bells Creek. Sheltered from the ocean swell by Bribie Island, the calm passage is a very popular fishing, boating and windsurfing location. There are picnic areas, playgrounds, public amenities and boat ramps located along the foreshore.