Brisbane's Best Picnic Spots

Take time out to visit one of these beautiful parks around Brisbane with a lazy weekend or mid-week picnic:

This subtropical wonderland on the city’s edge features sprawling lawns where you can spread out a picnic blanket
Mt Coot-Tha boasts some of Brisbane's most beautiful bush picnic and BBQ areas, which are also the gateway to a myriad of popular bushwalks
The city’s grandest century old park is the perfect place for a relaxed picnic, where you can take time out and smell the roses
It’s possible to happily pass an hour or a day within this 52 hectare subtropical expanse that is Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens
From their inception as the penal colony’s first farm in 1828 to today, these splendid riverside gardens are ideal for a picnic
Rafting Ground Reserve is a lush sprawling oasis of green with a creek winding through it on the edge of Brookfield and
At the base of the Shorncliffe cliffs and adjacent to the historical jetty is this enchanting little bay with grassy stretches and
The heritage-listed Sherwood Arboretum boasts beautiful gardens sprawled along the river, with picturesque picnic areas
Colmslie Beach Reserve is an eden-like grove and parkland with well-shaded picnic tables overlooking the Brisbane River
On the grounds of Brisbane’s oldest home Newstead House, this park is a gracious and breezy riverside location for a picnic on the lawn
Located within 50km of Brisbane's CBD, on the shores of Lake Samsonvale, this tranquil and spacious eucalypt treed reserve is

And if you don't want to pack your own picnic, check out our guide to Brisbane's best takeaway picnic baskets

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