Parks & Wetlands
The City of Logan provides access to some of the most open preserved bushland in South-East Queensland and the cleanest city air in Australia.
Every corner of Logan has something to offer, to the south you will find relaxing parks in Munruben and Jimboomba, nestled between both the Logan and Albert Rivers. The north’s Riverdale Park in Meadowbrook also features pleasant riverside locations
Enjoy seven kilometres of shared walking and bicycle tracks with five bridges linking the wetlands and bushland or visit one of the other 900 local and regional parks for the whole family to enjoy.
Picnic and play under stunning fig trees and 200 year old blue gums - right beside the Logan River. This leafy park is alive with birds, possums, koalas and gliders. Fish from the pontoon or burn energy on fitness equipment while the kids master the playground or throw a few hoops. The best way to enjoy this lush park is to follow the walking tracks and keep an eye out for wildlife.
Berrinba Wetlands is a must for nature lovers. Explore these serene and picturesque wetlands along more than eight kilometres of shared walking and bicycle tracks and discover lovely spots for picnics. The kids can visit the interactive information environmental education centre, ride their bikes, or have fun on state-of-the-art play equipment. This rehabilitated wetland in the heart of Logan is a haven for those who love their natural environment.
Cornubia Forest Park is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and get back to nature. Explore the lush 196 hectare forest or just breathe in deeply and relax. Keep an eye out in this pristine bushland for koalas, bandicoots, water dragons, wallabies, greater gliders and around 50 species of native birds.
On entering the rainforest in Tamborine National Park, take the right-hand fork and head down to Curtis Falls. A viewing platform in the forest is a good place to stop and listen to the birds or rest on your way back. See strangler figs and giant stinging trees. From the large rock pool at the base of the falls see the huge basalt columns, a legacy of the regions volcanic history. Look for basking turtles on fallen logs and see fish and eels in the rock pool. If you’re lucky you might see the l...
Daisy Hill Conservation Park and surrounding areas protect vital koala habitat. For these popular marsupials, this is one of the last relatively intact natural habitats between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. For personal experience of the area, try the mountain biking trails and self-guided walking tracks, such as the Tree discovery trail. Five walking tracks radiate from the picnic areas, ranging from the 450 metre Paperbark trail (accessible to wheelchairs with assistance) to the nine kilometre ...
Visit Daisy Hill Koala Centre to see koalas in a natural outdoor setting. Come and be captivated by these amazing marsupials and discover more about the secret life of koalas. Admission is free. You can see the resident koalas from two different viewing levels so don't forget your camera. Visitors are unable to handle or pat the koalas. Discover the secret world of koalas! Learn more about koalas by exploring the fun and informative displays in the centre. Take time to climb the observation...
Darlington Parklands at Yarrabilba is Logan City's newest destination. The multi-age play and recreational destination features an amazing water play area, with shallow pools and fountains for kids to splash and cool down; a climbing dome and multi-swing; fort and climbing wall, and even a sand pit and musical wall for the toddlers. A 30 metre twin flying fox will attract the bigger kids, as will the basketball/soccer court and cricket wicket set. The outdoor gym, which also contains 'mini-e...
Demeio Park provides options for various play. While the tower structure challenges users, the smaller equipment is suitable for the younger kids. Birds nest swings and flying fox provide alternate options. Rubber softfall and the concrete path provide easy access for wheel chairs. A basketball court keeps teenagers happy and the large kick about oval, the centerpiece of the park, is available for sports for all ages and group sizes, while the tiled area provides a stage for dance groups and par...
Doug Larsen Park is a perfect spot to spend a day with the family in the heart of Beenleigh. There are ducks to feed and playgrounds to explore, as well cycling and walking tracks and outdoor gym equipment. Plus, there's a BMX track right next door. Enjoy exercise in the fresh air or just relax by the lake.
Eagleby Wetlands provides an important habitat for waterbirds and reptiles, and is located adjacent to the Albert River. Featured in the wetlands are varied bird habitats such as melaleuca and brackish swamps, a freshwater lake, woodland, cane fields, and open grassland. More than 200 Australian native bird species have been recorded in the area, including 19 of the 24 Australian Raptors, and almost half of the bird species found in Queensland.
Hugh Muntz Park provides overnight short term parking (maximum three nights) for Recreational Vehicles (self-contained). Ideally situated off the Pacific Motorway M1 at Beenleigh and adjacent to convenient shopping and essential services. Beenleigh is a Recreational Vehicle Friendly Town (RVFT). The park provides hardstand parking, toilets, barbecue, pathways and Dump Point. Beenleigh is a beautiful town in the City of Logan, with first class modern facilities, within easy reach of both the ...
This large leafy park at Logan Gardens is a local family favourite, with safe paths for bike riding and an all-abilities playground (including a Liberty Swing). Try bocce or disk golf, or simply enjoy a barbecue or picnic under the gum trees. There's also a great area for your dog to stretch its legs.
Launch your tinnie from the boat ramp or just throw in a line from the pontoon and fish the river at Logan River Parklands. Then cook your catch on one of the barbies by the river while the kids play. If you've got energy left, you can tackle the park's fitness equipment, or just kick back and enjoy the open space beside the Logan River.
This manicured riverside Riverdale Park is one of Logan's best-kept secrets, with its pontoons, gazebos, playground and exercise equipment. Cook a barbie, chill out in the shade, throw in a fishing line, or work up a sweat on the unique freestyle parkour circuit. Covering 10 hectares, and nestled on the banks of the Logan River, this is one of the most picturesque spots in Logan.
Ready to get your heart pumping? Take the family or meet friends at this master-planned activity hub, Shailer Pioneer Park, where you can play tennis and a range of other ball sports. Of course, you could just enjoy a barbie or picnic and watch everyone else work up a sweat. There are plenty of options for younger kids too.
At Springwood Conservation Park, explore natural bushland right in the heart of Springwood. Pack a picnic and follow the tracks through open eucalypt forest. Discover the gorge, cliffs, caves and unique rock formations that make this 36 hectare park so special. It's ideal for bird watching, and you'll also likely spot koalas, water dragons and swamp wallabies.
Towering 560 metres high, this park is a green oasis, offering glimpses of the Pacific Ocean and Gold Coast skyline to the east and national parks of the Scenic Rim to the west. The park includes Witches Falls (which in 1908 became Queensland's first national park) and Cedar Grove, The Knoll and Palm Grove sections. The mountain features basalt columns, cliffs, rocky outcrops, numerous waterfalls and lush rainforest. It is also home to the rare Albert's lyrebird and shining burrawang. Explore s...
At Tygum Park, relax beside the lagoon, throw in a line, and watch the kids play. Youngsters will love the pirate-themed playground, and the young-at-heart can test their skills on the basketball court and fitness stations. You might also catch one of the regular model sail boat sessions on the lagoon by the Logan City Marine Modellers.
Underwood Park is a beautiful spot to spend time with family and friends outdoors. Pack a picnic or cook a barbecue and then stroll along the boardwalk beside the lagoon. The kids can keep busy on play equipment like the popular FUNderwood Hollow or test their skills on quality skate and BMX facilities. Set up for the day under one of the gazebos or the leafy canopy of trees. You can also take your four-legged friend along for a run in the off-leash area.
Venman Bushland National Park is a tranquil portion of bushland on Tingalpa Creek abounding in wildlife: koalas, possums, gliders and wallabies. In spring, wildflowers bloom. These 255 acres were sold to the government for one dollar in 1971 by a farmer with a dream of preserving wildlife and its habitat. Jack Venman (who still lived next door on the rest of his property) then devoted the rest of his life to improving the area for others. Two walking tracks take you to the creek. Listen for the ...