Brisbane City Council Local Walks


Toohey Forest walk to Mt. Gravatt mountain

Popular Walks




Amazing rock formations, See what Brisbane bush originally looked liked.


Park at Toohey Forest and many walks lead from there


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No camping permitted in park


Contact details

Very Easy
2 km return
1 hr

Anstead Bushland Reserve

Mostly flat, very easy walking tracks, well signposted. Lots of local wildlife information along the walk and quiet a nice view out over the old quarry and Brisbane River.

2 km return
45 mins

Billai Dhagun Circuit

Billai Dhagun Circuit is part of the Boondall Wetlands, and after rain this walk can get quite wet. It is still quite an easy walk though. The name means 'Place of She-oaks', and you will see plenty of these here. There is a bird hide along the walk so that you can watch the water birds at the opening to Nundah Creek.

8.4 km return

Boondall Wetlands Bikeway

Walking and bike track leading from Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre to Nudgee Road.

1 km return
10 mins

Grass Tree Track

Beautiful uphill track, starting at the end of Cheval St, Tarragindi, that joins onto the Toohey Ridge Track.

4 km
2 hrs

Keperra Saddle

A walk to see the GDR, Mt Barney, Maroon, Glasshouses, Moreton Bay.

Very Easy
800 m return
20 mins

Koala Discovery to Paperbark Trail

Walk past bush play and picnic area along a concrete path and through the paperbark trail loop.

Very Easy
1.1 km return
30 mins

Lota Creek Circuit

Part of the Bayside Parklands ..

This circuit walkway, of which part is a boardwalk, links the formal parkland areas of Lota to the natural reserve areas of Ransome. It passes across Lota Creek, past saltmarshes and paperbark forests before entering the dry eucalypt forest common to this area.

Suited to: walking, wheelchair assisted
Habitat: mangroves, saltmarshes, dry eucalypt and paperbark forests
Must: walk the boardwalk

1.2 km
30 mins

Mount Gravatt Summit Track

You will see creepers, ferns, shrubs and large trees on this winding track up the mountain. Once you reach the summit a breathtaking view is your reward. Admire the spectacular views from Mt Gravatt Outlook.

2.3 km one-way
2 hrs

Mt Petrie - Belmont Hill

A short but steep walk from Prout Rd to the back of the Belmont Hill water tank

Very Easy
5 km return
1 hr

Rocks Riverside

Walk along the river, plenty of picnic spots, water bubblers (including for dogs) and Brisbane’s largest riverside park at the end.