National parks

Beaudesert and the Scenic Rim are home to some truly magnificent and World Heritage listed national parks. A number of the parks have very accessible walking tracks while others are great challenges for the more experienced hiker.

Beaudesert and the Scenic Rim are also home to some wild weather which can greatly affect the natural environment and its accessibility to visitors, so please ensure you check park alerts. (All of the links below are to webpages managed by the Queensland Government Dept of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing.)

Download the Gold Coast and Scenic Rim National Parks Visitor Guide, and the Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk

Mount Barney National Park

Mount Barney National Park is home to the prominent peaks of Mount Barney, Mount Maroon, Mount May, Mount Lindesay, Mount Ernest, Mount Ballow and Mount Clunie, many of which are visible from various locations within Beaudesert town. Download a map of Mount Barney National Park.

Tamborine National Park

Tamborine National Park encompasses a number of national parks located on Tamborine Mountain. A very popular tourist attraction, Tamborine National Park is very accessible and can cater to walkers of all levels and abilities. Download a map of Tamborine National Park. Download a map of walking tracks in Tamborine National Park.

Main Range National Park

A stunning park located on the Western rim of the Scenic Rim. Download Main Range National Park Guide. Download a map of Main Range National Park. Download a map of Goomburra Section - Main Range National Park.

Springbrook National Park

Featuring some beautiful natural phenomenon, Springbrook National Park is a wonderful national park well worth visiting. Download a map of Springbrook National Park. Download a map of walking tracks in Springbrook National Park.

Lamington National Park

Like Springbrook National Park, Lamington National Park features some amazing natural phenomena and is also accessible to visitors of all walking ability. Located on the western edge of Lamington National Park is O'Reilly's tree top walk, where visitors can experience a different perspective of the rainforest within the tree canopy. Download a map of Green Mountains Section - Lamington National Park. Download a map of Binna Burra Section - Lamington National Park.

Moogerah Peaks National Park

Located to the south-west of Beaudesert, Moogerah Peaks is a national park for the more experienced hiker. It is home to a number of endangered and vulnerable flora and fauna and it is not to be missed. Download a map of Moogerah Peaks.