Archerfield Wetlands Parkland
Wander the Discovery Trail, picnic by the wetlands or go birdwatching, Archerfield Wetlands Parkland is a great place to immerse yourself in nature.
About this destination
Archerfield Wetlands Parkland is located in Brisbane’s south-west, approximately 12 kilometres from Brisbane’s Central Business District (CBD). The 150-hectare parkland contains a variety of habitats including eucalypt forest, open grassland, freshwater wetlands and creeks. These habitat areas support over 100 different bird species.
The Wetlands Discovery Trail through the Archerfield Wetlands Parkland is now open. Visitors can enjoy birdwatching, bushwalking and off-road cycling along the nearly 3-kilometre-long trail. An additional, short 450m walking track, accessed via the Wetlands Discovery Trail, leads to a shady lookout point with views over the wetlands.
What to do at Archerfield Wetlands Parkland
- bushwalking and off-road cycling
- wetlands lookout point picnic area.
Background and future stages
The Wetlands Discovery Trail is the first stage of the Archerfield Wetlands Parkland, a priority project identified in the Oxley Creek Transformation Master Plan.
Development is underway for a future District Park which will deliver new facilities for the community to connect with nature and each other, including a large adventure play space featuring an exciting water play area, a youth hub and basketball court, an event lawn and a catchment centre focused on the environmental rehabilitation of the Oxley Creek catchment.