We're growing your Brisbane lifestyle in the Mt Coot-tha precinct with more picnic areas and walking trails so you can enjoy Brisbane's beautiful climate and connect with family and friends in this iconic green space.

Explore the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha and Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, ride mountain bike trails, take a walk through the Mt Coot-tha Forest to one of the many picnic areas, or visit the Mt Coot-tha Lookout for the best view of Brisbane. Visit Mt Coot-tha Library (nestled in the grounds of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha) which is home to a collection of books specialising in botany, horticulture and landscape design. Wander through the heritage-listed Toowong Cemetery, which was formally opened in 1875 and is Queensland's largest cemetery.

Read our latest blog, Unknown Mt Coot-tha, on our Things to Do blog.

Things to see and do highlights

Mt Coot-tha precinct events

Check out what's on in the Mt Coot-tha precinct this week. There's something for everyone regardless of age and interests.

Forest reserve and tracks

Mt Coot-tha Forest Reserve features walking tracks, mountain bike and horse riding trails, picnic areas, seasonal creeks and more.

Brisbane Botanic Gardens

While at the Mt Coot-tha precinct, visit Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens - Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha.

Information Centre

The Mt Coot-tha Visitor Information Centre in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha is the best place to start your precinct adventure.

Discover the precinct

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