Below is a list of the top and leading Bush Walk Parks in Brisbane. To help you find the best Bush Walk Parks located near you in Brisbane, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Brisbane’s Best Bush Walk Parks:
The top rated Bush Walk Parks in Brisbane are:
- J.C. Slaughter Falls
- Venman Bushland National Park
- Whites Hill Reserve
J.C. Slaughter Falls
J.C. Slaughter Falls section of the Mt Coot-tha Reserve at Mt Coot-tha has two designated sites for park bookings for special events of short duration. These booking sites are located in a natural bushland setting.
Barbecues, Booking Sites, Boom Gate/Lockrail, Carpark – Parking Is Available For Both Booking Sites, Shelter Sheds, Taps, Toilets, Uncovered Picnic Tables, Walking Tracks
Address: 38 Sir Samuel Griffith Dr, Mount Coot-Tha QLD 4066
Phone: (07) 3403 8888
“The council have really done this place proud! The shelters are great! The barbecue areas are clean and tidy. We were very impressed with the whole place. Nice walks arrive the area, nice open spaces for a birthday party.” – Wayne Smith
Venman Bushland National Park
Venman Bushland National Park is part of Queensland’s first coordinated conservation area—the Koala Bushland Coordinated Conservation Area (KBCCA). The conservation area links Venman Bushland National Park, Daisy Hill Conservation Park and local council areas (Neville Lawrie Reserve, Don and Christine Burnett Conservation Area and Ford Road Conservation Area) to provide a combined area of 1170 ha of natural bushland. This area protects one of the most intact natural koala habitats between Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
Venman Bushland National Park has been a popular Brisbane recreation area for decades. Walkers are also able to access the park through a number of gates around the boundary of the park.
Camping, Walking, Wildlife Viewing
Address: W Mount Cotton Rd, Mount Cotton QLD 4165
Phone: (07) 3829 8999
“There’s no specific signage of where the trail will lead you which makes for a great adventure. A range of wildlife to see. There’s also firewood stoves and tables if you wanted to set in for a bbq.” – Jay Milne
Whites Hill Reserve
Whites Hill Reserve is over 170 hectares in size and is located approximately seven kilometres south east of the Brisbane CBD.
Whites Hill is an important bushland remnant supporting a number of vegetation communities including open eucalypt forest and rainforest. Sankeys Scrub is found within the reserve and is an important remnant of dry rainforest. The variety of habitats within this bushland makes it a very important refuge for a diversity of wildlife.
BBQ & Picnic Area, Playground Equipment, Bush Walking, Sporting Fields
Address: 205 Jones Rd, Camp Hill QLD 4151
Phone: (07) 3403 8888
“I love this little Reserve. It’s easy to get in to through several entrances and the signage throughout is spot on. It would be hard to get lost here if you stay on the trails. Definitely recommend it to people looking for a little, leisurely hike.” – Angela Millard
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