Only a short drive south from Gladstone is the small picturesque rural township of Mount Larcom. The township is best known for its annual agricultural show which has been running for 103 years. Mount Larcom has the Gladstone Region’s most prominent natural landmark, Mt Larcom, a challenging trek to the peak rewards 360-degree views of the region. Gladstone harbour can easily be seen from the summit and on a clear day, reef islands can be seen to the east and Rockhampton to the north. With a population of close to 300, this small regional community has a great sense of pride and community.