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Address: Mount Gravatt Outlook Drive, Brisbane, Queensland 2004, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3403 8888
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Toohey Forest in South Brisbane surrounds Griffith University and Mount...

Toohey Forest in South Brisbane surrounds Griffith University and Mount Gravatt Cemetery, and contains stunning rock formations that have been 380 million years in the making. Opossums, gliders, owls and flying foxes are found throughout the forest. There are many walks to explore and four picnic areas with barbecues and seating.

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good for a walk

Great trails, see bush land and native birds whilst in a serene location. Toohey Forest Park, which includes Mt Gravatt Outlook Reserve is approximately 260 hectares in size and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 April 2016
Dorothy C
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Great trails, see bush land and native birds whilst in a serene location. Toohey Forest Park, which includes Mt Gravatt Outlook Reserve is approximately 260 hectares in size and is located 10 kilometres south of the city CBD. Toohey Forest adjoins bushland owned and managed by Griffith University. Visitors can enjoy barbecues, picnicking, nature study, views and several kilometres of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

There are some great walking treks through here. Lovely to get into the bush so close to the city. There are also covered picnic areas and bbqs for use which is great. Several times we've packed our bacon and eggs into an eskie, gone for a walk and then cooked brekkie afterwards. Lovely way to enjoy nature.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Who can guess it, a beautiful nature national park right in the middle of the city. Bush walking here is just wonderful on the weekend. Make sure you wear fully covered shoes. May be a bit of insects repellent would be ideal.

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Thank Pearl L
Brisbane
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Toohey Forest is a nice expanse of bushland on Brisbane's Southside that straddles about 4 suburbs (Mooroka, Nathan, Salisbury and Tarragindi . Toohey forest also boarders Griffith University (Nathan Campus). There are a number of trails for hikers, it is also used extensively by mountain bikers. Hikes are pleasant and the forest is worth a visit. Tourists (and anyone really)... More 

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Thank Scott N
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

A lot of natural forest with a lot of domestic houses all round it but still easy to enter .It was given to Brisbane City Council by Dr. Mayne to be used by everyone.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Large suburban bushland area close to the city. Plenty of short and long walks. Take care late afternoon and night, no lighting,

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1 Thank DayTrader888
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Nice forest in suburban Brisbane. Lovely to walk around on a sunny day. Be careful of snakes and spiders but don't let them get in the way of experiencing this location.

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2 Thank Blush1992
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Toohey Forest is a wonderful huge green space only 8km from the CBD. It has some very well maintained sealed tracks that can be used for walking, running or riding. There is great array of native fauna and flora including masses of grass trees that adorn the forest. The paths are quite moderate in their slopes and can be used... More 

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2 Thank Noel W
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

As a Brisbane resident I'm not far away from many beautiful places but for easy access to bush walking, trail running or mountain biking Toohey Forest is my go to place. It is right in the heart of the city and when you're here you can't hear or see a car but you will see wildlife, friendly faces, a variety... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

For a relatively small area in the middle of suburbia there is quite a large network of trails. It has no real environmental significance as it is too small to hold mammalian populations. I regularly ride my mountain bike there with friends. And i know there are a lot more mtb riders in there too. They are great little tracks,... More 

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