Nature & Recreation Areas to Visit in Springfield Lakes

Locals already know that the area in and around Springfield Central and Springfield Lakes has a lot to offer but it’s always nice to look around and count one’s blessings. From houses, recreational facilities and of course, wide areas of greeneries where one can easily get close to nature and just simply enjoy the simplicity of just being in the moment, here is a rundown of some the best that life in the suburb has to offer.


Springfield Lake Parklands

For avid bike riders or you just simply want to get away from your hectic life, this is a tranquil space with an abundant wildlife. You can spot some birds, lizards and ducks. If you get tired from all the walking, you can easily lie on the grassy hills that provide views of the lake.

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There are also picnic grounds where you can enjoy delicious food with your loved ones whilst you can keep your kids preoccupied with the playground. For sports enthusiasts, there is a tennis court in the area and other facilities such as BBQs, gazebos, ponds, and other water features.


Discovery Park

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Here, there are shades grassy areas if the heat is a bit too intense and there are also electric barbecues available for you. There is a fenced Children’s playground for your kids to play in whilst you read a good book or simply enjoy nature.


Robelle Domain Parklands

Located in Springfield Central and one of the best outdoor destinations in Brisbane, there is something here for the whole family. The playground area here is superb whilst there is also the Robelle Cafe if you decide not to bring packed food with you. The water park is also a popular attraction.

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Away from all of these, you will find a large grassed oval, amphitheater and stage area. The evenings bring community events and concerts at these places.

If you want some peace and quiet, you will find that the greater area of the park have walking tracks set on beautiful gardens. There is also a man-made lake and waterfall.

Every first Friday of the month, markets are held here as well.