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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  • August 9, 2017
    Mapleton Falls National Park walk is a great place to bird watch. An easy 50 minute walk through the rainforest you are constantly serenaded by Bell Birds, Whip birds and many others. This is a very r...  more »
  • July 7, 2017
    Came here immediately after exploring the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Slightly more rugged, although by no means difficult. Very doable even for beginners. Great views of the valley from just by t...  more »
  • July 4, 2017
    There's a cantilevered deck, adjacent to a carpark not far from the main road, that provides stunning views. There's a great little picnic spot there too, and a track should you wish to explore furthe...  more »

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