Mapleton Falls National Park, Mapleton

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Mapleton Falls is a national park near the town of Mapleton on the Blackall Range in South East Queensland, Australia, 95 km north of Brisbane. The falls are part of Pencil Creek and drop 120 metres.The waterfall became a forest reserve in 1938 and then in 1973 it was declared a national park.The Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk is a long-distance walking track which passes through the park. There are a number of smaller walks as well.
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  • Certainly worth a visit with a great lookout and short 1.2 km walk through the rain forest. The walk is on a very well maintained path.  more »
  • This is an easy walk with lovely vies especially from the lookout which is just a short stroll from the car park. A nice place for a picnic too . Take time to read the info board as it shares some gre...  more »
  • Wishing for a brilliant view and to see the Osprey soar, then Mapleton Falls is for you. Adjoining the smallish car park is an observation deck jutting out over the falls with a fabulous view of the v...  more »