Parks and Recreation
Connection to nature and parklands is at the heart of what makes Yarrabilba such a desirable and picturesque place to call home. Designed to inspire an active outdoor lifestyle, the growing network of walking and cycleways through beautiful parklands makes it easy to get out and about.
Each park is uniquely designed respecting the culture and history of Yarrabilba, offering something for everyone to explore and adore including dog off-leash parks, public art installations, wetlands and bushland reserves.
Darlington Parklands – corner Yarrabilba Drive and Darlington Drive
Yarrabilba's beautiful Darlington Parklands on Darlington Drive has a 30m flying fox, water play area, climbing dome, fortress with slides, multi swing, outdoor gym, half basketball court, events oval, BBQ facilities, shade shelters and toilets.
Buxton Park – Buxton Avenue (near Hiddenvale Circuit)
Buxton Park, located in The Retreat on Buxton Avenue (take Larimar Avenue off Yarrabilba Drive), boasts 8 hectares of open space and parklands to explore. With an outdoor fitness course complete with state-of-the-art digitally interactive equipment, a children’s playing featuring an 8.7m high custom garden tower with two large slides, sway swing, toddler swings, BBQ facilities and picnic area with bench seats, this park is great for kids young and old! Toilets are located in Buxton Park.
Neumann Park - Neumann Drive (Wickham Rise)
With balance beams, slides, swings and a rock scramble, children of all ages can roam through the nature-based park and admire the two rock shelters that demonstrate a direct link to the past and the traditional owners.
Surrounded by an expansive eucalypt forest, Neumann Park is an exciting new playscape for school holiday fun, a family picnic or a quiet place to enjoy the natural environment.
The park has been designed to encourage children to actively play within the natural surroundings and is focused on movement between spaces and levels, discovery, and learning.
Sandstone Park – Slate Street
Centrally located within Sandstone Ridge, this neighbourhood park includes a central bushland area of remnant protected vegetation, including informal tracks, a fully fenced playground and kick-about/lawn areas, two picnic shelters plus lots of shade, wide paths for pedestrians and cyclists, including running track markers, bubbler and bins plus free wi-fi.
Jinnung Jalli Park – Gossan Circuit
This unique park is a linear open space between Sandstone Ridge and The Avenues and is the first of its kind in the Logan region. This park also performs flood and stormwater functions, and includes bio-basins and ephemeral wetland areas. The park includes a native plant trail including educational signage and native plants used by the indigenous Yugambeh people, a double picnic shelter (for ‘outdoor classroom’ use), a kick-about/lawn areas and pathways for walking, bikes and scooters.
Download a copy of the Jinnung Jalli Trail guide here.
There’s also a range of hike and bike trails shaded by trees where you can explore native bushland, ponds, creeks and open spaces. Plus there are many more local parks scattered throughout Yarrabilba.
If you’re a dog lover, there are dog parks located near the Shaw Street Ovals, plus two additional dog parks (one for small dogs; one for large dogs) in Buxton Park.
Protecting the natural environment plays a key role in the development of Yarrabilba.
To read more about how to support an active lifestyle at Yarrabilba, visit Groups & Events