Ipswich

Summary

Ipswich has several Conservation Estates and Bushland Reserves run by the local council that are part of the Trails of Ipswich walks.
White Rock - Spring Mountain Conservation Estate
Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate
Denmark Hill Conservation Park
Purga Nature Reserve
Haigh Street Quarry Bushalnd Reserve

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Walks in Ipswich

Easy
7 km return
2 hrs

Pine Hill

An easy walk through the bushland around the southern end of Lake Wivenhoe to the high point on Pine Hill. The eucalyptus trees look very young, so I can only suppose that this will get better with age.

Medium
10 km return
2.5 hrs

Spring Mountain

Spring mountain from Angelica St, Springfield Lakes.

Very Easy
3.8 km one-way
90 mins

Wulkuraka Station to Diamantina Boulevard - Part of BVRT

This first part of the BVRT (Brisbane Valley Rail Trail) is only 3.8kms of very easy walking along paved pathways between residential and bushland. As the name suggests this is along the old Brisbane Valley Railway, the whole trail is approximately 161kms finishing in Yarraman.

Very Easy
500 m
30 mins

Melaleuca Circuit

The Purga Nature Reserve allows visitors to view the largest
protected area of endangered Swamp Tea Tree forest in
Ipswich. These self-guided walks provide visitors a unique
opportunity to explore vegetation and watch wildlife while
only 15 minutes from Ipswich Central.

Easy
350 m
30 mins

Tea Tree Boardwalk Circuit

The Purga Nature Reserve allows visitors to view the largest
protected area of endangered Swamp Tea Tree forest in
Ipswich. These self-guided walks provide visitors a unique
opportunity to explore vegetation and watch wildlife while
only 15 minutes from Ipswich Central.

Easy
800 m
1 hr

Bluey’s Circuit

Denmark Hill Conservation Park is within walking distance of
Ipswich Central. The main entry and parking areas are located
opposite the corner of Deebing and Clay Streets, just south
of the city centre.

Walking tracks lead to the water tower and provide 360° views
of Ipswich City and on a clear day, all the way to Brisbane.
Triassic Park, located within the park boundaries, provides
visitors with an opportunity to explore the many fossils that
were once found in the area.

Very Easy
400 m
30 mins

Quarry Circuit

Denmark Hill Conservation Park is within walking distance of Ipswich Central. The main entry and parking areas are located opposite the corner of Deebing and Clay Streets, just south of the city centre.

Walking tracks lead to the water tower and provide 360° views of Ipswich City and on a clear day, all the way to Brisbane. Triassic Park, located within the park boundaries, provides visitors with an opportunity to explore the many fossils that were once found in the area.

Very Easy
400 m
30 mins

Triassic Circuit

Denmark Hill Conservation Park is within walking distance of
Ipswich Central. The main entry and parking areas are located
opposite the corner of Deebing and Clay Streets, just south
of the city centre.

Walking tracks lead to the water tower and provide 360° views
of Ipswich City and on a clear day, all the way to Brisbane.
Triassic Park, located within the park boundaries, provides
visitors with an opportunity to explore the many fossils that
were once found in the area.

Easy
800 m return
30 mins

Water Tower Circuit

Denmark Hill Conservation Park is within walking distance of Ipswich Central. The main entry and parking areas are located opposite the corner of Deebing and Clay Streets, just south of the city centre. Walking tracks lead to the water tower and provide 360° views of Ipswich City and on a clear day, all the way to Brisbane. Triassic Park, located within the park boundaries, provides visitors with an opportunity to explore the many fossils that were once found in the area.

Very Easy
200 m
30 mins

Waterfall Track

Walk around the Quarry Pond