4 reasons to visit Biggenden and surrounds

1. MT WALSH NATIONAL PARK

For the adventure seekers, experiencing Mt Walsh National Park is a must do. 

Mt Walsh National Park
Mt Walsh National Park Alistair Brightman

Rising to 703m above sea level in the Coastal Range, the rugged park is worth a stop or why not pack your walking shoes, lunch and plenty of water and climb the mountain for gorgeous views.

Even in hazy weather, the views from the top of Mt Walsh are impressive. Photo Jenny Munro / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Even in hazy weather, the views from the top of Mt Walsh are impressive. Photo Jenny Munro / Fraser Coast Chronicle Jenny Munro

2. DEEP CREEK RAILWAY BRIDGE 

Once you hit Biggenden it is worth following the signs to check out the Deep Creek Railway Bridge, also known as the Chowey Creek Bridge. This beautiful concrete arch bridge has the third longest span of its type in Queensland and was the third bridge of its type to be constructed in Australia. Rates from $5. 

 

3. BROOWEENA HISTORICAL VILLAGE AND MUSEUM

If you're into museums, be sure to stop in at The Brooweena Historical Village on your way to Biggeden. The charming village showcases what life was like in days gone by, set in a tranquil rural setting. 

Wayne Staib, groundsman and honorary member of the Woocoo Historical Museum gives one of the buildings a lick of paint. Situated at the township of Brooweena, the museum is open to the public on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Wayne Staib, groundsman and honorary member of the Woocoo Historical Museum gives one of the buildings a lick of paint. Situated at the township of Brooweena, the museum is open to the public on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle Alistair Brightman

4. COALSTOUN LAKES

The park is an area of remarkable geological interest. It protects an extinct volcano,This is a park ideal for walking, birdwatching and nature study. 



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