Decker Park, Brighton

Brisbane City Council maintains more than 2160 parks across Brisbane, with more created all the time. Our parks range in size from small pocket parks to large district parks, three botanic gardens and many bushland reserves. Find a park near you, featured parks and their facilities, dog off-leash areas (dog parks) and park Wi-Fi hotspots. Discover how to make a park booking for an event, function or wedding. Councils active and healthy events program offers activities for all ages at parks across Brisbane.

Creating new parks, and enhancing and maintaining existing parks, is just another way Council is growing your Brisbane lifestyle to help you enjoy Brisbane's climate and connect with family and friends in the places that make our city great.

For ideas on other great places, spaces and events to enjoy in Brisbane, check out our Things to see and do in Brisbane page.


Remember, when visiting our spaces and places to practice appropriate social distancing to help slow the spread of coronavirus. For more information, visit the Queensland Health website.
Couple walking at Mt Coot-tha Reserve

Mt Coot-tha Reserve

Mt Coot-tha Reserve (also known as Mt Coot-tha Forest) is a 15-minute drive west of the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD). It is Council's largest natural area.

Best new parks and playgrounds

Check out Brisbane’s best new parks and playgrounds near you, including new Brisbane parks for picnics, nature play, obstacle courses, water play and more.

Roma Street Parkland events

Check out the upcoming events in our What's On calendar for Roma Street Parkland.

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

The beautiful 56-hectare Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha are open. Entry to the gardens is free. Plan your trip with our visitor and mobility maps.

Rocks Riverside Park

Set on the site of the former Queensland Cement Limited quarry, Rocks Riverside Park is an amazing district park located in Seventeen Mile Rocks.

City Botanic Gardens

The 17-hectare, heritage-listed City Botanic Gardens in Brisbane City area open. Explore the key attractions.

Dog parks 

Our fenced dog off-leash areas have reopened. Dog owners are encouraged to practise safe social distancing and hygiene while using these facilities.

Karawatha Forest Park

Karawatha Forest Park is 18 kilometres south of Brisbane's Central Business District (CBD). Enjoy birdwatching, bushwalking, picnic and barbecue facilities, and Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre and nature playground.

Last updated:28 September 2020