Parklands, Queensland

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Parklands
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Population 235 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4560
Location 105 km (65 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast
State electorate(s) Fairfax
Federal Division(s) Nicklin
Suburbs around Parklands:
Kulangoor Kulangoor Kulangoor
Kulangoor Parklands Bli Bli
Image Flat Nambour Nambour

Parklands is a suburb in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, located adjacent to and north of the larger town of Nambour. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 235.[1]

The suburb is bisected by the Bruce Highway. A large section of bushland in eastern Parklands, called the Parklands Conservation Park, has been set aside for recreational use and is very popular for mountainbiking, with a number of defined and marked trails. 15 km of tracks are open to the public during daylight hours.[2] Camping is not permitted in the park.

Nambour Golf Course is located in the south of the Parklands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Parklands (Qld)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Parklands Conservation Park: About Parklands". Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 

Coordinates: 26°36′S 152°58′E / 26.600°S 152.967°E / -26.600; 152.967