Wittonga Park is a cool shady space with something for everyone, tucked away in the leafy westside suburb of The Gap.
Spread over several hectares of landscaped parklands, Logan Gardens is a green oasis in the midst of an otherwise bustling region
Crockatt Park can be found on the foreshore of Bramble Bay and is a must-visit for families.
Redbank Plains Recreation Reserve is an attractive state of the art twin playground and leisure reserve
Karawatha Forest Park boasts Queensland's first nature play space and brand new Discovery Centre, Brisbane City Council's only environment education centre on the southside.
This is one of a handful of parks where children and dogs can happily co-exist as they run free under the watchful eye of their owners.
This park nestled in Bardon’s foothills is a peaceful shady ground for picnicking and small child’s play.
Hugging the shores of Lake Samsonvale, this tranquil and spacious eucalypt treed reserve is arguably one of the best picnic and barbecue spots around.
This splendid green oasis on the edge of Capalaba incorporates a superb master planned all abilities playground, a spacious dog off leash area, lily ponds and a myriad of paths.
Colmslie Reserve is an eden-like grove and parkland, complete with sandy beach, that appears like a mirage down a long tree-lined drive in the midst of an industrial area of Murarrie.
There are two entrances to this tract of preserved bushland over the top of sealed off mine tunnels in Ipswich's heart.
Aside from the cockatoo and galah hillside gatherings, the best part of Dorrington Park is the colourful storybook Enchanted Forest (the unofficial name by which Dorrington Park is known).
Tucked into the base of the headland is this fantastic secluded seafront park that most people bypass on the way to the nearby Stradbroke Ferry terminal.
On weekend afternoons this park resembles a village green in England as families, dog walkers, picnickers and sports players descend on the tree-bordered grassy expanse to enjoy the last of the day’s sun.
The main drawcard of this park is the well equipped playground for children of all ages that comes surrounded by grassy fields, bike paths and plentiful eating nooks.
These beautiful lush hectares of meadowland in the centre of Brisbane’s east have at their heart one of the rare surviving lagoons from pre-settlement days.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Sweet Charity, the much-loved musical comedy will be at Brisbane Powerhouse from Jan 24
The soulful Songs & Times of Sam Cooke: A Change is Gonna Come makes its Australian premiere
Spend an Evening with NIGELLA LAWSON when she comes to Brisbane direct from London's West End
Get set for an unforgettable night of guitar mastery
NICKELBACK are bringing their massive Feed The Machine to Brisbane this summer
British crime queen Lynda La Plante is coming to Brisbane for one night
Tom Gleeson, one of Australia’s favourite comedians is bringinn Joy to Brisbane
Single Asian Female, Michelle Law’s sassy, smash-hit comedy about family, returns to La Boite Theatre
This fascinating exhibition explores the history of the Australian South Sea Islanders