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Getting there and getting around

Hovea lanceolata. Photo: Ross Patterson, Queensland Government

Hovea lanceolata. Photo: Ross Patterson, Queensland Government

Moggill Regional Park is 22km west of central Brisbane on the outskirts of Pullenvale and Anstead.

There is a small car park beside Chalcot Road, which is north off Mount Crosby Road, and the shared trails can be accessed from this point.

There is no public transport to Moggill Regional Park.

Wheelchair accessibility

There is no access for wheelchairs.

Park features

This 491ha park forms part of the D’Aguilar Range, a bushland corridor that extends north to Woodford. The corridor provides valuable habitat for wildlife as well as a place for people to enjoy nature-based activities such as bushwalking, cycling and horseriding.

Camping and accommodation


Camping is not permitted in Moggill Regional Park.

Other accommodation

There is a range of holiday accommodation in and around Brisbane. For more information see the tourism information links.

Things to do

Enjoy a day out in the park, riding on one of many shared trails available for cyclists and horseriders. Photo: Ian Witheyman, Queensland Government

Enjoy a day out in the park, riding on one of many shared trails available for cyclists and horseriders. Photo: Ian Witheyman, Queensland Government

Black-breasted button-quail. Photo: Tom Tarrant.

Black-breasted button-quail. Photo: Tom Tarrant.

Walking, cycling and horseriding

Explore the network of management roads on foot, by horse or bike. Walking, cycling and horseriding are permitted on all management roads in the regional park unless otherwise signed.

When using the shared track system, pedestrians and cyclists must give way to horseriders and alert others when approaching them.

To help reduce your impact on our natural areas please:

  • Do not allow horses to enter or remain in or near natural watercourses
  • Ride only on formed roads and trails designated for riding; do not take shortcuts
  • Do not allow horses to remain in the park overnight
  • Avoid spreading weeds—ensure horses’ coats, hooves and equipment are free of seeds and that horses don’t feed on invasive species 48 hours before park visits
  • Minimise damage to vegetation. Do not allow horses to graze on any vegetation while in the area.

For more information about horseriding in protected areas or to access a map, visit the SEQ horseriding trail network page.

Ride safely

  • Always wear a helmet.
  • Plan ahead; ride within your ability and according to track conditions.
  • Slow down and consider other track users.
  • Avoid riding in large groups.
  • Avoid riding on soft, wet and muddy tracks.
  • Ride only on formed roads. Do not take shortcuts or form new tracks as this damages the environment and causes erosion.
  • Respect areas closed to riding.

Viewing wildlife

The park provides vital habitat for a number of threatened bird species, such as the vulnerable black-breasted button-quail Turnix melanogaster and the near threatened black-chinned honeyeater Melithreptus gularis.

Sheltered pockets of vine thicket along the creek provide the perfect hideaway for the shy and secretive eastern whipbird Psophodes olivaceus. Heard more often than seen, its loud birdsong is a duet; the male provides the first drawn-out note and musical ‘whip-crack’ before the female follows with a whistling ‘chew-chew’.

Moggill Regional Park is also home to bandicoots, koalas and lace monitors, so keep an eye out.

Things to know before you go

Essentials to bring

Wear sturdy shoes and take drinking water when walking. There are no bins provided so please bring rubbish bags and ensure all rubbish is removed from the park. Film canisters are good for disposing of cigarette butts.

Opening hours

The park is open 24 hours a day but for safety reasons please, visit in daylight hours only.

Permits and fees

Horses and bicycles may be ridden on management roads in this park. A special permit is not required unless it is a commercial activity, an organised event activity or competitive event. Camping is not permitted in Moggill Regional Park.


Dogs are allowed but must be restrained on a leash at all times.

Climate and weather

Brisbane enjoys a mild, subtropical climate. The average daily temperature range in Brisbane city is 22°C to 30°C in summer and 12°C to 22°C in winter. For more information see the tourism information links.

Fuel and supplies

Fuel and supplies are available at nearby suburbs and throughout Brisbane.

Staying safe

  • Stay on existing roads.
  • Ensure you have drinking water, sturdy footwear and sun protection.
  • Plan to complete your walk/ride well before dark.
  • Reduce theft by removing valuables from your vehicle and taking them with you.
  • Be aware that mobile phone reception can be unreliable in this area.

For more information, please read the guidelines on safety in parks and forests.

Looking after the park

  • Everything in this park is protected. Do not take or interfere with plants or animals.
  • Please do not feed or leave food for animals. Human food can harm wildlife and cause some animals to become aggressive.
  • Stay on roads—do not cut corners or create new tracks.
  • Take rubbish home with you as no bins are provided.
  • Keep dogs on a leash and under control. Please pick up and dispose of your dog’s droppings responsibly.

See the guidelines on caring for parks for more information about protecting the environment and heritage in parks.

Park management

Moggill Regional Park is a bush retreat for many locals. This multiple-use park provides essential habitat for plants and animals in South East Queensland.

Moggill Regional Park is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing (NPSR) for its conservation values and recreational opportunities.

Tourism information links

Brisbane Visitor Information Centre
Queen Street Mall, Brisbane Qld 4002
ph (07) 3006 6290
fax (07) 3006 6250

For tourism information for all regions in Queensland see Queensland Holidays.

Further information

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Last updated
2 April 2015