Western Trailhead

Work shed at Lilybrook Recreation Area, the Western Trailhead of the Shoreline Trail along Lake Wyaralong

Western Trailhead is the western end of Wyaralong Dam at the Lilybrook Recreation Area and the western end of the 25km Shoreline Trail, operated by SEQ Water. Lilybrook Recreation Area is named after the Lilybrook Homestead located there, built in the 1900s. Lilybrook farm occupied 18 hectares, other buildings included a work shed, machinery and … Read more

Wappa Dam

Late afternoon dam surface with mountain hills in the background and curved dam wall to the right, Wappa Dam near Yandina

Wappa Dam is on the South Maroochy River, upstream from Yandina. The dam is un-gated, meaning it simply overflows through the spillway once it reaches capacity. The day use area is called Jack Harrison Park, with BBQ and picnic facilities, and toilets with disabled access. There are a few spots to choose from, whether you want … Read more

Lake Baroon (Northern Area)

Lake Baroon is between Maleny and Montville on the Blackall Range. The lake is created from the Baroon Pocket Dam  on the Obi Obi Creek, as a water supply for the Sunshine Coast area. This is the northern recreational area for Lake Baroon and accessed from Montville. Another recreational area is on the southern end … Read more

Maroon Dam

Opened in 1975, Maroon Dam was built to allow expansion of irrigation along Burnett Creek and the Logan River. The dam does not have a gate, so when it reaches capacity water goes over the spillway. The dam at Lake Maroon is open for recreational use, including boating, jet skiing, water skiing (as well as … Read more