Men walking dogs on leads in 7th Brigade Park
7th Brigade Park, Chermside

Brisbane City Council maintains more than 2100 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.

Check our Coronavirus: Council updates and impacts page for latest updates, cancelled events and venue closures. Protect yourself and others by practicing social distancing in our parks.

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.
Woman eating at a barbecue

Barbecues in parks

Barbecues in Council parks are now available for use again. Find a park with a barbecue near you.

Outdoor gyms 

More than 170 Council parks have exercise equipment, providing an opportunity to exercise and get fit outdoors for free.

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.

Victoria Park 

Council is changing Victoria Park into an iconic public parkland with something for everybody.

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.

City Botanic Gardens

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

Rocks Riverside Park

The water play area at Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks has reopened. Head out to this ex-quarry site turned park, for a great day out.

Keperra Bushland Reserve rest area

The construction of the Keperra Bushland Reserve rest area (with outlook) is now complete.

Last updated:2 June 2020