Topics: parks


Park bookings and consents

In order to conduct some organised activities or events in Council parks, you'll need to make a park booking or obtain consent/approval for the activity. Find out what activities require approval and how to make an application.

Prohibited and restricted activities in parks

Find out about prohibited and restricted activities in Council parks and bushland reserves.


Park fees

Find out about fees for activities and events in parks, as well as information on security bonds and other fees that may apply.

Water taps, fountains and bubblers

Most of Council's parks have water fountains and bubblers. Some even have taps that overflow into a bowl for your dog.


Volunteer guides

Find out about volunteer guiding at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha.

Self-guided walks

These self-guided walks through the gardens allow you to explore at your own pace. 

Cathedral Square refurbishment project

Council is undertaking a program of works to revitalise and beautify Cathedral Square to create a more inviting space. The works are planned to be delivered in stages. Stage 1 works were completed in early 2016.

Children walking to school

Guided walks

Take a free volunteer guided walk to learn about the plants and features of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha.


Wi-Fi in Brisbane

Council offers free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) access in 22 parks and public spaces across Brisbane, as well as the Queen Street Mall, Reddacliff Place, Victoria Bridge, South Bank Parklands, Valley Malls, Mt Coot-tha Summit Lookout, Brisbane Libraries and on CityCats.

Dog drinking bowls in parks

Find a Brisbane park with a drinking bowl for your family pet, assistance dog or guide dog.