Best Activities for Parks Week

Look no further for something to do this Parks Week (6-14 March).

From bike events to bushwalking and everything in between, Toowoomba Regional Council Environment and Community Committee Cr Tim McMahon said there was something for everyone in the large list of activities available.

“We’re trying to encourage all residents to make their way to one of our parks in March,” Cr McMahon said.

“On top of the regular activities available through the CHANGE project, we’ve got a full program that caters to all ages and ability levels.

“This includes boot camps, active kids sessions, walking groups, parkrun, community bushwalks, the Highfields Falls Park Open Day and much more.”

Activities scheduled for Parks Week include:

Wildlife Warriors Bioquest (nature treasure hunt)

Play the world’s first mobile game that takes you outdoors to discover, map and ultimately help protect life on our planet. Your sightings contribute to real research and conservation.

When: March and April

Highfields Falls Open Day

Friends of the Escarpment Parks Toowoomba invites you to come and explore the ecology and natural wonders of Highfields Falls Bushland Park.

Where: Highfields Falls (James Byrne Road Entrance)

When: Saturday 13 March from 7.30am

Cost: Free

Community Bushwalking Program

The Toowoomba Bushwalkers Club is giving back to the community by offering a free community bushwalking program suitable for beginners or anyone who is new to bushwalking and wants to experience some great walking tracks within the Region, learn some great tips and share stories with experienced club members.

When: 6 March – Highfields Falls, 27 March – Mt Peel, 16 May – Fantail and Firetail trails, 20 June – Crows Nest National Park, 18 July – Applegum Walk, 7 August – Ravensbourne National Park.

Cost: Free

Bike with Toowoomba Event

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