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Howells Knob Lookout

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by May Mafinda (subscribe)
Sunshine Coast Creative.
Published November 5th 2019
Gazing over the green


Howells Knob Lookout is located off Reesville Rd (just outside of Maleny) which traverses along lovely farmland. The road to the lookout- Howells Knob Lookout Rd is sealed, and a short, steep ascent flanked by bushy native trees.

At the top you'll find yourself gazing down upon wide open country-side vistas; mountains, greenery, trees, pastures, and rolling hills. This view also encompasses the iconic and mysterious Glass House Mountains showcasing the beauty of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

Being peacefully quiet and slightly secluded it offers a pleasant escape, space and place to pause and enjoy nature. It is a well-kept secret.

A picnic table is provided but there are no toilet facilities or rubbish bins. The surrounding lawns are well maintained. I suggest throwing a rug down to picnic or watch the sunrise, sunset or moon and stargaze. It's a good spot for romantic sunset dates and taking photos. Drivers should be mindful of wildlife along Reesville Rd and the area approaching the lookout.

Howells Knob Lookout
View of the Glass house Mountains
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Why? For the view
When: Open all day/night
Where: Howells Knob Lookout Rd, 188/216 Reesville Rd, Reesville QLD 4552
Cost: Free
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