Beautiful Queensland has an abundance of national parks to explore and discover. And luckily for Brisbane, many of them are just a short drive away. Get back to nature at these stunning locations.
Venman Bushland National Park – West Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton
Walking tracks? Check. Barbecues? Check. Picnic tables? Check. Pack up the family and take a visit to this leafy national park, offering plenty of fresh air, beautiful flora, and wildlife sightings.
Get your hiking shoes on and choose your adventure, whether it’s a shorter walk or the longest track, or simply relax and take in the views while sizzling sausages on the barbecue. This family-friendly national park is the perfect place to embrace the cooler weather instead of hiding from it.
Mount Coot-tha Forest – Sir Samuel Griffith Dr, Mount Coot-Tha
This heritage-listed forest reserve is a popular yet peaceful place to go for a walk, run, bike ride, horse ride, or picnic. Whether you’re heading out with the family, as a couple, or on your own, Mount Coot-tha Forest has plenty to offer for a fun day out.
Enjoy panoramic views of the city and Stradbroke Island while taking in the beauty of the bushland. Don’t forget your camera – this spot is known for having a display of stunning birds and the occasional possum on show.
Fort Lytton National Park – 160 South St, Lytton
Get outdoors and experience something a little different at Fort Lytton National Park. Originally constructed as a military fort in 1880, the park’s main attractions are the guided tour of Fort Lytton Historic Military Precinct, the museum, and the re-enactments.
If you’d like to get out of the house and get a bit of a history lesson, you’ll love this incredible place.