Karawatha parks

Find the location of parks in Karawatha and information about their facilities.

This table provides information about Council parks in Karawatha including park name, location and facilities.
Park name Location Facilities
Acacia Forest Park 152 Acacia Road  
Karawatha Forest Park (Illaweena Lagoons Bridge, Stretton Recreation Reserve) 149 Acacia Road

The Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre off Acacia Road includes interactive displays and forest information, car parking, nature play playground, toilets (disabled), shelters, picnic tables, electric barbecues and a drinking fountain.

Walking tracks start from the centre and pass through forest habitats (the Ironbark and Rocks circuit walks). 

The Ilaweena Lagoon off Illaweena Street has car parking, picnic shelters and walking tracks (Wild May trail and Melaleuca circuit walk) and a water bubbler, tap and dog bowl.

The Acacia picnic area includes a drinking fountain.

Council will be undertaking restoration works on selected walking tracks within Karawatha Forest. These works will be commencing from late August 2023, with an estimated completion of December 2023 (weather permitting).

Walking tracks affected by closures are the Echidna Track, Melaleuca Circuit and the Dianella Track. Check track closed signage and use alternate trails whilst works are underway.

View photos in Council's 'Karawatha Forest Park' Flickr set.

Scrubby Creek Recreation Reserve 50 Hashim Place  


Last updated: 17 August 2023

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