Primrose Park skate facility, Wynnum West

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 practise appropriate social distancing to help slow the spread of coronavirus. For more information, visit the Queensland Health website.

Park bookings and consents

You may need consent or approval to book part of a park for exclusive use and/or conduct a specific activity in a park.

Dog parks 

Council maintains dog off-leash areas (also known as dog parks) in parks all over the city – over 150 in total.

Victoria Park

We're changing Victoria Park into an iconic public parkland with something for everybody.

City Botanic Gardens

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

Karawatha Forest Park

Karawatha Forest Park is approximately 900 hectares and is one of the largest areas of remnant bushland in Brisbane. It includes Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre.

Rocks Riverside Park

Rocks Riverside Park is a Council district park located in the south-west of Brisbane at Seventeen Mile Rocks. It has three major zones - the river flat, bushland ridge and green link.

Toohey Forest Park

Council's Toohey Forest Park (includes Mt Gravatt Outlook Reserve) is approximately 260 hectares and 10 kilometres south of the Brisbane Central Business District. 

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.

Last updated: 10 June 2021