Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve comprises 55 hectares of sub-tropical rainforest overlooking the Glass House Mountains National Landscape. A remnant of the rainforests that once covered the Blackall Range, the Reserve is a living museum of diverse plant and animal life and a place of tranquility and beauty

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

The Butterfly Deck in the reserve is popular for wedding ceremonies. The endangered Coxen’s fig parrot and rare grey goshawk have been reported in the reserve and a small colony of red-necked pademelons can often be seen on the lawn areas adjoining the picnic area and playground. This ecosystem is protected for the conservation of biodiversity and provision of nature-based recreation activities. Guided tours are available - contact the Mary Cairncross office on (07) 5494 3023 or email [email protected] for details. Alternatively you can visit the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve website.

This park is a dog free zone. See for more information.



148 Mountain View Road Maleny