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NORTHERN MACKAY

Including the suburbs of North Mackay, Mount Pleasant, Mackay Harbour, Slade Point, Glenella, Erakala, Beaconsfield and Andergrove, this district offers those who walk, run or ride a total of 145,923m of paths, including some picturesque walkways along the Gooseponds, Harbour Beach and at the Kommo Toera Trail. Those who appreciate a great view and like to get their heart rate up, can head up High Street in North Mackay to the Rotary Lookout to take in a beautiful view of the coastline. Slade Point is also home to the famous Slade Point Water Tower and Lamberts Beach Lookout, making it the perfect place to visit with your camera.

There are also plenty of pristine parks well worth exploring, including Mulherin Park at the Harbour, John Breen Memorial Park at the Gooseponds and Northview Park in Glenella. Also well worth a visit are the Sugar Bowl Mackay in North Mackay, a national-level skate park, and the Pioneer Swim Centre.

Browse the parks below or use the navigation tool above to plan your next outing and then get outdoors, explore and discover a suburb near you!

A lush, tranquil parkland with majestic views.

Facilities

  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

1 Albatross St, Slade Point QLD 4740

A spacious, lush, tranquil suburban parkland with a shaded, softfall playground that caters for ages 5 to 9.  With extensive tree canopy, this park is a great spot for a picnic after climbing the nearby Rotary Lookout.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Toilet Facility

Address

Annie Wood Avenue, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

A suburban parkland with seating and shade – the ideal spot to stop for a rest while riding or walking.

Facilities

  • Seating
  • Picnic Table

Address

Basset Street, North Mackay QLD 4740

A nice place for a picnic while the kids enjoy a shaded playground for ages 5 to 9 with sand softfall.

Facilities

  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Baxter Drive, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

A swing within the community hall fenced area.

Facilities

  • Play Equipment

Address

Bedford Road, Andergrove QLD 4740

A nice suburban park, ideal for a picnic while the kids enjoy a shaded playground for ages 5 to 9 with sand softfall.

Facilities

  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Broomdykes Drive, Mackay QLD 4740

A suburban park with shaded seating. Ideal for those looking for a quiet spot to read a book or throw a ball.

Facilities

  • Bike Parking
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Bundesen Park, North Mackay QLD 4740

A suburban park with seating in the shade of lush trees and a shaded playground for ages 5 to 9 with sand softfall.  Lots of open grassland, including cricket pitch, nearby for sports and play.

Facilities

  • Cricket Facility
  • Play Equipment
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Toilet Facility

Address

Carbeen Street, Andergrove QLD 4740

Large oval for athletics. Seating and plenty of trees providing shade makes for comfortable spectating.

Facilities

  • Picnic Table

Address

Wren Street, Slade Point QLD 4740

A quiet, open green parkland with some seating. Lots of open grassland, including cricket pitch, nearby for sports and play.

Facilities

  • Cricket Facility
  • Picnic Table

Address

Cumberland Avenue, Slade Point QLD 4740

A quiet suburban park with shaded playground for ages 5 to 9 with sand softfall.

Facilities

  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Shelter

Address

Diane Street, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

A small, quiet parkland with some seating.

Facilities

  • Seating

Address

Hicks Road, Glenella

A small, quiet parkland with some seating.

Facilities

  • Picnic Table

Address

26-30 Eva Parade, Glenella QLD 4740

Park on a shared path network near the Gooseponds.  Ideal for those looking to take a break while riding, walking or running.

Facilities

  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Fairmeadow Drive, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

A small, quiet parkland.

Facilities

  • Cricket Facility

Address

29 Riverleigh Dr, North Mackay QLD 4740

A great park for those looking to get back to nature.  Provides access to a lovely walking trail through the nearby bush and has seating and shelter.

Facilities

  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Toilet Facility

Address

Andergrove QLD 4740

A spacious suburban park with shaded playground for ages 5 to 9 with sand softfall.  Plenty of green space to play in, shelters and seating.

Facilities

  • Play Equipment
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Wheeler Drive, Glenella QLD 4740

A spacious, open park popular amongst walkers and those looking to relax by the tranquil waters of the Gooseponds.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bubbler
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Gooseponds Drive, North Mackay QLD 4740

A lush suburban park with established trees and play equipment for ages 5 to 9 with rubber softfall.

Facilities

  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table

Address

23 Davlyn Drive, Andergrove QLD 4740

A magnificent walking track that allows you to meander under the shade of towering Melaleuca trees to observe a distinctly unique wetland ecosystem. Insect repellent is extremely advisable as this area has a prominent mosquito population.

Facilities

  • Shelter

Address

Keeleys Road, Mackay QLD 4740

This centrally-located park is perfect for families and fitness fanatics alike.  Boasting a range of exercise equipment, being close to the Pioneer Swim Centre, a skatebowl, roller hockey training facility and cricket pitch, there’s plenty of ways to stay fit.  For the children, there is a partially enclosed, shaded playground, catering for ages 1 to 12, with both sand and softfall.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bike Parking
  • Cricket Facility
  • Dog Park
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Skate Park
  • Multi-Sport Facility
  • Toilet Facility

Address

48a Malcomson Street, North Mackay QLD 4740

A small park beside the scenic Lamberts Beach Lookout.

Facilities

  • Lookout
  • Seating
  • Shelter

Address

Lamberts Lookout

A little-known suburban park with basketball facility and modern, shaded play equipment for ages 2 to 9 with sand softfall.

Facilities

  • Basketball Facility
  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

43 Logan Crescent, Erakala

A small suburban playground for ages 5 to 9 with sand softfall.

Facilities

  • Play Equipment
  • Seating

Address

16 Jasmine Street, Andergrove QLD 4740

A lush, green suburban park with playground for ages 5 to 9 with sand softfall.  Plenty of shade is available from established trees.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

53 Fernleigh Avenue, Andergrove QLD 4740

A nice little open green space with established trees providing shade.

Facilities

  • Bubbler

Address

20 Macquarie Street, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

This large, open suburban park has a multi-sport facility and shaded playground for ages 2 to 9 with sand softfall.  There is plenty of grassed space for sports or play.

Facilities

  • Bike Parking
  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Multi-Sport Facility

Address

27 Mansfield Drive, Beaconsfield QLD 4740

A suburban park with a shaded playground for ages 5 to 9 with sand softfall.

Facilities

  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table

Address

9 Trasero Lane Beaconsfield QLD 4740

With extensive off-street car parking, numerous sheltered seating areas, barbecues, large expanses of grassed areas, playgrounds for ages 1 to 9 – including a fenced, shaded playground with softfall – and the Surf Club located nearby, this beach-side park is ideal for a family outing.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bike Parking
  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Shower
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Toilet Facility

Address

East Point Drive, Mackay Harbour QLD 4740

The perfect place for a family outing, Old Mulherin park is home to an excellent softfall playground aimed at ages 2 to 9.  There is also plenty of greenspace, shelter, barbecues, toilet facilities and plenty of shade trees.  The highlight though would be the giant concrete characters, such as the crocodile, Snoopy and giant shoe.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Toilet Facility

Address

Lot 58 Outer Harbour Road, Mackay Harbour QLD 4740

This exceptional-looking community facility is a great spot to take in the spectacular views of Mackay city, especially once the sun sets! The roof structure of the lookout has an in-built light show at night.

In 2020, the lookout was brought to life again with a $1.42m upgrade, jointly funded by Mackay Regional Council and the Queensland Government under the Building Our Regions program.

Facilities

  • Lookout
  • Seating

Address

Pollock Street, North Mackay QLD 4740

Featuring an impressive fully-fenced, shaded play unit with two, three-story, interconnected climbing towers measuring 7.6metre in height, plenty of undercover areas and assorted play equipment to cater for ages 2 to 12 - Northview is a favourite amongst Mackay families.

This park has been supported by the Queensland Government’s Works for Queensland program.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Toilet Facility

Address

Schapers Road and Royal Boulevard, Glenella QLD 4740

The Pioneer Swim Centre features a range of programs to cater to the needs of our diverse community. This facility offers you an eight-lane 50m swimming pool with ample lawn area surrounding the pool and a barbecue for the whole family to enjoy. There is also a shaded 15m by 8m toddler pool with interactive water play equipment.

Facilities

  • Aquatic Facility
  • Barbecue
  • Play Equipment
  • Shower
  • Seating
  • Toilet Facility

Address

Malcomson Street, North Mackay QLD 4740

Located near the picturesque Lamberts Beach Lookout, Ram Chandra Park is a lovely beach-side park with stacks of parking, picnic tables, barbecues and three beach showers. A shaded sand softfall playground caters for ages 5 to 9.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Shower
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Toilet Facility

Address

Pacific Esplanade, Slade Point

A quiet, secluded spot to relax nearby the Pioneer River, with bench seating and bubbler.

Facilities

  • Bubbler
  • Seating

Address

Reflection Street, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

A small, quiet parkland with some seating.

Facilities

  • Picnic Table

Address

Tamron Drive, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

This open space parkland has lots of grassy areas, footpaths and a shelter with picnic table and seating. It features an under covered children’s soft-fall playground aimed at 5 – 9 years old.

Facilities

  • Play Equipment
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Sturt Crescent, Erakala QLD 4740

Slade Point Nature Reserve is one of the last remaining areas of coastal dunes and paperbark wetlands in the Mackay region. There is an off-road 3.1km reserve bushwalk circuit, suitable for children. Here you will walk through Moreton Bay ash forest, weeping paperbarks and grasslands.

There is a shelter, bubbler and seating. Access is via the southern end of Lambert's Beach, at the end of Pacific Esplanade, Slade Point.

Facilities

  • Bubbler
  • Seating
  • Shelter

Address

Slade Point Road and Pacific Esplanade, Slade Point QLD 4740

This state-of-the-art facility features a three-metre competition bowl, intermediate bowl and a street run almost 80metres long. Sugar Bowl Mackay was designed with a community focus and features a full-size multi-sports court, informal grassed play area, climbing wall, parkour equipment, nature play area, ping pong, barbecue and picnic areas, for those who don't skate.

The $2.2 million project was jointly funded by the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund and council.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Basketball Facility
  • Bubbler
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Play Equipment
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Skate Park
  • Toilet Facility

Address

33 Norris Road Park Access, North Mackay QLD 4740

A fully enclosed soft-fall playground with picnic table, seating, bubbler, shelter and barbecue facilities. Aimed at 5 - 9 years of age. The area is surrounded by lush trees, providing plenty of shade.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Swallow Street, Slade Point QLD 4740

A pretty nature strip overlooking the creek at Slade Point, this area is surrounded by shady Melaleuca and palm trees and features a barbecue, shelter, bubbler, picnic table and beach shower.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bubbler
  • Shower
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Swan and Seagull Streets, Slade Point QLD 4740

This small suburban playground is located underneath a shady tree canopy in this quiet estate. It features a bench seat and swings.

Facilities

  • Play Equipment
  • Seating

Address

Dapplewood and Possum Close, Andergrove QLD 4740

A large, spacious grassed area with a cricket pitch and room for other sports. It features a bubbler and lots of trees to provide shade.

Facilities

  • Bubbler
  • Cricket Facility

Address

Tolcher Street, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

A shady reserve with picnic table and seating, close to nearby shops, bus stops and schools.

Facilities

  • Seating

Address

Tropical Avenue, Andergrove QLD 4740

A small suburban soft-fall playground with shade structure, picnic table and seating under a shady tree canopy.

Facilities

  • Play Equipment
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table

Address

Victor Avenue, Glenella QLD 4740

A shaded soft-fall playground aimed at ages 2 - 9 years, overlooking the Gooseponds and nearby parkland. It also features bubbler, picnic table and shelter.

Facilities

  • Bubbler
  • Play Equipment
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Address

Willetts Road, North Mackay QLD 4740

A suburban park with swings, basketball hoop and bike racks. It provides a picnic table with seating, shelter, bubbler and male/female and disabled toilets. It's located nearby the Andergrove Community Hall and convenient stores.

Facilities

  • Basketball Facility
  • Bike Parking
  • Bubbler
  • Seating
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter
  • Toilet Facility

Address

Celeber Drive, Andergrove QLD 4740

A large, open oval for multi-sport activities. It features a half basketball court, seating and shade. Nearby is the Slade Point Community Centre.

Facilities

  • Basketball Facility
  • Cricket Facility
  • Seating

Address

Wren Street, Slade Point QLD 4740

A suburban skate park with nearby seating, bubbler and shaded tree canopy and views of the Slade Point esplanade.

Facilities

  • Bubbler
  • Seating
  • Skate Park

Address

Wren Street, Slade Point QLD 4740

A large open space area with bicycle racks.

Facilities

  • Bike Parking

Address

Cutler and Nicklin drives, Andergrove QLD 4740

Disclaimer: All information and details included on this website were correct and current as at June 2021. It is expected to be regularly updated with information and mapping details every three months.

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