SPATTERED up and down the Sunshine Coast are hundreds of recreational parks. Some have flying foxes, others are perfect picnic parks while some are just great places to run around.
Whatever you're looking for you'll find it here.
Take a tour of finda.com.au's interactive parks map. Each location has its top features listed and some have snapshots of the park.
Our top 15 parks:
- King's Beach Park, Caloundra
- Pioneer Park, Landsborough
- Turner Park, Beerwah
- La Balsa Park, Buddina
- Moffat Beach Park to Eleanor Shipley Park, Moffat Beach
- Clarke Place Park (Happy Valley), Caloundra
- Cotton Tree Park, Cotton Tree
- Nelson Park, Alexandra Headland
- Mooloolaba Foreshore Park, Mooloolaba
- Power Memorial Park, Mudjimba
- Tickle Park, Coolum
- Kenilworth Town Park, Kenilworth
- Noosaville Lions Park, Noosaville
- Cooroora Creek Park, Pomona
- Peregian Beach Park, Peregian Beach
View Sunshine Coast Parks Guide in a larger map
This is one of the Coast’s most popular family parks featuring a flying fox for children to enjoy, BBQ and picnic facilities and an amenities block. It's just walking distance to the Kings Beach free entry saltwater pool and licensed clubs and restaurants.
Pioneer Park has an innovative playground, which gives children the opportunity to play on equipment that is both fun and challenging. The park includes amenities and BBQ facilities and also offers parents and carers a place to relax while they watch their children play safely.
A popular family park located right in the heart of the hinterland and only walking distance to the local library and community hall. The park's great facilities include BBQs, toilets, picnic tables and a children’s playground.
La Balsa Park is a popular ceremony site for a variety of occasions with its BBQ and picnic facilities, an all abilities playground, exercise and fitness equipment and adequate shelter and shade for a perfect picnic.
Enjoy the breathtaking views from the parks and playgrounds located on the Moffat Beach headland. These parks are commonly used for a variety of special occasions and have BBQs, playgrounds and sheltered areas.
Take in the views of beautiful Bulcock Beach as you enjoy a picnic in the park. Clarke Place Park features a number of BBQ facilities with nearby picnic tables, sheltered areas and a playground.
There are great facilities for all ages and abilities at Cotton Tree Park, including a liberty swing, picnic tables and BBQs. Stroll along the foreshore enjoying stunning views. This park is perfect for a day out with the whole family.
Make use of the great facilities like the park's BBQs, playground, picnic tables and shelters while you enjoy the views of the magnificent swan sculptures and the local waterway.
This park integrates beautiful scenic views, terrific landscaping and infrastructure alongside a well utilised playground with modern facilities.
The Power Memorial Park has two access points to a patrolled beach and plenty of things to do including BBQs, toilets and a range of shaded play equipment. The park is right across the road from a shopping precinct and always popular with locals and visitors.
Have a laugh at Tickle Park, located right on the beachfront next to a popular patrolled surf beach, the caravan park and across the road from Coolum's main shopping area. There are BBQs for the family as well as a playground and skate board ramp.
In the heart of town, this park has great amenities including a stack of play equipment, BBQs and seating. There’s plenty of shade and it’s a great spot to enjoy for people travelling through the area.
The Noosaville Lions Park plays host to a number of major events each year, including the Noosa Triathlon, car show, surf carnival and wine festival. It has recently undergone a major upgrade, has plenty of shade and is frequently used for rest and play in the heart of Noosa.
There is a large playground for the kids including a swing for disabled children, so no one is left out. There is plenty of room to play cricket or kick a footy around.
Large shelter sheds at the park make for a great BBQ area with fresh water on tap and toilets nearby. The park is close to shops and restaurants and it is a perfect place for water sports, boat hire, fishing and walking.
On top of everything, the views are stunning - there's a good reason this park is so popular.
Cooroora Creek Park is a great place for walking the dog or exercising - there is a great range of equipment and a designated dog off-leash area at all times.
Located right on the beach, this is a large park full of things to see and do. There’s a large skate bowl, two sets of playground equipment, shelter sheds, BBQs and open grassed areas to enjoy. With easy parking, all amenities, this is a great coastal park.
Information is sourced by the Sunshine Coast Regional Council. You can visit council's website for more details
on parks and beaches across the region.