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Mt Coot-Tha Picnic Spots

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The Mt Coot-Tha Forest boasts some of Brisbane's most beautiful bush picnic and BBQ areas, which are also the gateway to a myriad of popular bushwalks.

Tucked well into the bush at the foot of Mt Coot-tha and yet only a short drive from the city, Simpson Falls provides an idyllic gum-shaded expanse of green
Grey Gum Picnic Area is a shady picnic spot on the eastern side of Mt Coot-Tha
This is a beautiful bushy gorge with grassy creek banks for picnics and barbecues, an open air bush chapel and a resident flock of sulphur-crested cockatoos.
Gold Mine Picnic Area on Mt Coot-tha is shaded by towering gum trees with an historic gold mine only a short walk away, and if you're lucky, you may even spot a koala
Silky Oak Picnic Area is a beautiful green space of gently sloping grass, just perfect for laying down the picnic rug for a lazy day out in nature
Hoop Pine Picnic Area is an expansive outdoor space that lies between well-known JC Slaughter Falls Picnic Area and the lesser known Silky Oak Picnic Area

Looking for more ideas on where to picnic in Brisbane, why not check out our guide to Brisbane's Best Picnic Spots.

By Danella Perrins

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