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Mooloolah River National Park

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Mooloolah River is a national park in Queensland, 84 km north of Brisbane. It contains important wallum heathland. The park straddles the Sunshine Motorway near Mooloolaba and is accessible from Claymore Road, Sippy Downs past Sunshine Coast University. The Mooloolah River forms the south-eastern boundary of the park. No vehicle access is allowed.

Mooloolah River National Park is mostly made up of two different zones, these include alluvial flats and low undulation flats (mostly found in floodplains) along a section of the lower Mooloolah River. A small population of the endangered Emu Mountain Sheoak is located in the park.

The national park has no facilities including walking tracks.

Mooloolah River National Park Most of the coastal lowlands in southern Queensland have been cleared for development. Mooloolah River National Park protects valuable remnants of wallum heath, open eucalypt woodlands and tea-tree swamps and woodlands near the Mooloolah River.

Mooloolah River is a quiet retreat for nature lovers. No facilities are provided.

Paddle your canoe along the Mooloolah River or ride past the park along the bike trail to the Sunshine Coast University.

Explore the park along fire management trails. Take your camera and binoculars. Enjoy the wildflower display in late winter and spring.

No tracks are provided but you can walk along the many fire trails through the park. Wear a hat and sunscreen and take drinking water.

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