Springbrook National Park, Springbrook

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National Park
The Springbrook National Park is a protected national park that is located in the Gold Coast hinterland of Queensland, Australia. The 6197ha park is situated on the McPherson Range, near Springbrook, approximately south of Brisbane. The park is part of the Shield Volcano Group of the UNESCO World Heritagelisted Gondwana Rainforests of Australia.In December 1994, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee officially extended the area now known as the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area over the Scenic Rim (including Main Range, Mount Barney, Lamington and Springbrook National Parks and Goomburra Forest Reserve) and the rainforests of northern New South Wales. In 2007 the areas of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia were added to the Australian National Heritage List. The park is part of the Scenic Rim Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance in the conservation of several species of threatened birds.Mount Cougal sectionThe Mount Cougal section of the park is located about 20km inland from Currumbin. It was begun in 1938 with set aside, and additions over time brought it to and in 1990 it was amalgamated with the Springbrook National Park. The section is named for Mount Cougal which is in the park, located just on the Queensland side of the border with New South Wales. The mountain has two peaks, called the East Peak and West Peak, rising above sea level.
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  • Good roads, well sign posted. Best of All Lookout is awesome, standing on top of the escarpment looking over NSW. Byron Bay can be seen on a clear day. Other lookouts good too.  more »
  • Before doing Twin Falls we went to the cute café over the road and got a cake. While speaking to one of the staff she said to walk anti-clockwise. I am so glad we took her advice. Going this way we we...  more »
  • If you want to escape the tourist crowd, take a day up to Springbrook and visit all the lookouts. There are short walks to view the waterfalls and the scenery is spectacular in places. The Best of All...  more »