Dularcha National Park, Landsborough

#19 of 19 in Nature in Sunshine Coast

Dularcha is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 78 km north of Brisbane. The park occupies a north east portion of Landsborough. It is bisected by the North Coast railway line. The park covers an area of 4.64 km2 (1.79 sq mi). It lies within the Mooloolah River water catchment area of the South East Queensland bioregion.
The park features the heritage-listed Dularcha railway tunnel which was built in 1891. The park was initially declared so as to ensure rail passengers were provided a decent view of Queensland's forest. Use of the tunnel halted in 1932 when the line was moved to the east. The park was extended in 2010 when Mooloolah Forest Reserve was added to the national park.
The park contains a riverine wetland covering 0.4 km2 (0.15 sq mi). A total of nine rare of threatened species have been identified within the park.
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  • This hidden gem is not even known to all locals! We usually start walking at the Mooloolah end down past the IGA and towards the left. There is a council board showing you the walk and what to see...  more »
  • Found this National Park when trying to find new walking paths. There are several trails to chose from. This time we did the trail through the old railway tunnel. The trail is well marked and lots of....  more »
  • A lovely walk through forest to an old rail tunnel. Quite flat but a bit rough underfoot in places. The tunnel is about 1 km from Landsborough end of walk.
  • Awesome walking trail. This would be a great one for the mountain bike too!

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