Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 10 Jan 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. Hover over the pictograms for the a description or see the pictogram legend (mobile). Please note; this Directory includes popular open space destinations only. A complete list of beaches and parks across the region is coming soon. 

Our park and reserve network contributes to the Sunshine Coast’s unique character, relaxed and healthy lifestyle and rich biodiversity. It provides the ‘green frame’ of the region’s urban areas, edging our rivers, beaches and foreshores lining our streets and identifying our communities. It also makes the region an attractive place to visit and supports tourism, events and economic growth. View the region map, some unpacked statistics and park definitions[3016KB]

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  • 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.

  • Grahame Stewart Park
    • Address:
      Croydon Avenue Currimundi

    Grahame Stewart Park is located between Croydon Avenue and Ilya Street Currimundi is a fully fenced park. The park has a variety of activities for all ages, such as a multi-purpose court, flying fox, bike education track, two playgrounds and picnic tables with barbecue facilities and off street parking.

  • Great Keppel Crescent Park
    • Address:
      Brightwater Boulevard Brightwater

    Great Keppel Park provides pedestrian pathways that connect the large playground with shade sails for sun protection. Picnic tables with barbecue facilities under shelters and scattered around the park. Large open grass areas are provided for kicking a ball and there are public amenities onsite. Parking is limited to a couple of bays off Great Keppel Cresent.

  • Happy Valley Beach
    • Address:
      Esplanade Bulcock Beach

    Beach Access points 293 - 295. This is an unpatrolled ocean between Bulcock Beach proper and Kings Beach, currently has large sand bars exposed at low tide with many shallow pools ideal for young children to wade in. The foreshore is generally protected from large surf. Clarke Place Park on the foreshore has a large playground, public amenities and plenty of picnic areas. At the northern end is the Happy Valley Boardwalk to Kings Beach.

  • Happy Valley Boardwalk
    • Address:
      Warne Terrace Caloundra

    This 235 metre elevated timber boardwalk through the Happy Valley Foreshore Reserve connects the Clark Place Park (Happy Valley) to Dingle Avenue, Kings Beach. There are seating areas along the boardwalk to sit and enjoy the view and stairs down to the beach at either end (Beach Access points 292 and 293).

  • Harrys Park
    • Address:
      Harrys Lane off Lindsay Road, Buderim

    This park has a large oval and is popular for large events and is ideal for weddings with plenty of areas to select from. This popular spot has plenty of flat area to play cricket or have the family picnic. It is located at the northern/lower end of the Buderim Forest Bushland Conservation Reserve and is the departure point for the all abilities boardwalk. The lower walking trail to the waterfall from Harry's Lane is now reopened with a temporary scaffold bridge until the replacement timber bridge can be constructed. The boardwalk is now open to it's full extent.

  • Howell's Knob Lookout
    • Address:
      Howell's Knob Lookout Road Reesville

    Take a 370 metre detour off Reesville Road near Cumner Lane, to this lookout with near 360 degree views of the hinterland.

  • Isaac Moore Park
    • Address:
      2783 Eumundi-Kenilworth Road Kenilworth

    This park on the Mary River just outside of Kenilworth at the Obi Obi Road turnoff has a large maintained grass area with a barbecue and picnic shelter beside the layby and another picnic table near the Mary River Bridge.

  • Jack Morgan Park
    • Address:
      Perry Street Coolum Beach

    This park accommodates the Coolum Civic Centre, Coolum Library, and a Child Care and Community Centre. The park has a large open area for kick and throw and events. it also provides a shaded boardwalk and pathways that link west Coolum to the beach.