Mt Walsh National Park
Mount Walsh is a prominent landmark in the Biggenden area. With steep forested slopes, sheltered gullies, rugged ridge lines and mountain areas with spectacular exposed granite outcrops and cliffs, the park support an amazing diversity of vegetation and wildlife.
Mount Walsh day use area
Sheltered picnic tables, gas barbeques, and non-potable water are provided and the local council provides toilet and shower facilities beside the day use area. How to get there: Turn off the Maryborough-Biggenden Road 2km east of Biggenden. Travel a further 5.3km along the sign-posted National Park Road to the picnic area.
This beautiful part of the park, sometimes referred to as the ‘Utopia section’ is worth a visit. From the Waterfall Creek parking area, explore the rock pool walk.How to get there: From Biggenden, travel 22km along the Maryborough-Biggenden Road, then turn left onto Innooroolabar Road, travel about 2.5kms and then turn right onto the unsealed Utopia Road. Continue along this road for about 8kms until you reach the Waterfall Creek carpark. Utopia Road is a dirt road that is suitable for conventional vehicles only in dry weather and can be impassable to four-wheel-drive vehicles in the wet.
A spectacular place to visit with a four-wheel-drive. How to get there: Coongara Rock is only accessible by four-wheel-drive. From Biggenden, travel west 7kms along the Isis Highway, take the left turn onto Lords Road and travel 14kms to Coongara Rock parking area.