Mapleton Falls National Park

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Mapleton Falls National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Nearest town or city Mapleton, Queensland
Coordinates 26°37′50″S 152°50′20″E / 26.63056°S 152.83889°E / -26.63056; 152.83889Coordinates: 26°37′50″S 152°50′20″E / 26.63056°S 152.83889°E / -26.63056; 152.83889
Area 0.26 km2 (0.100 sq mi)
Established 1973
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Official site www.derm.qld.gov.au/parks/mapleton-falls/index.html

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.[1]

The waterfall became a forest reserve in 1938 and then in 1973 it was declared a national park.[2]

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. The lookout is accessible to wheelchairs.[1]

Camping is not permitted in the park.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "About Mapleton Falls". Department of Environment and Resource Management. 13 June 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Environmental Protection Agency (Queensland) (2000). Heritage Trails of the Great South East. State of Queensland. p. 134. ISBN 0-7345-1008-X. 

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