Make tracks in Moreton Bay Region, the shared pathway linking Petrie to Kippa-Ring beckons!
Grab your helmet, bike, roller blades, or running shoes to hit the pavement for a workout, take the pup for a walk, or get the kids out and about these school holidays for a family cycling Brisbane North adventure.
The 12.6km pathway stretches from Petrie Station to Kippa-Ring Station.
Measuring 3m wide, it allows plenty of space for all types of users, accommodating prams, motorised scooters and wheelchairs, and of course exercise enthusiasts and sightseers of all kinds, including cyclists, joggers, skaters and furry four-legged best friends.
The pathway runs parallel with the Peninsula Rail Link, passing through the suburbs of Kallangur, Murrumba Downs, Mango Hill and Rothwell.
There are almost 40 connections from the pathway, allowing you the option to veer off-track to other destinations.
From the shared path you can access Queensland Rail train stations located in:
• Murrumba Downs
• Mango Hill
• Mango Hill East
Not only is it a fantastic track to travel down to clock up some steps on your Fitbit, but it also offers users a local cultural experience – the shared path is dotted with an array of colourful painted murals giving you the perfect excuse to stop for a water break and a looksee.
The artworks, completed by local artists, feature Australian native wildlife, special Anzac tributes and historical commemorations.
Talk the family into a day out pounding the pavement, or pop on your gym gear and pack a picnic for a solo exercise jaunt cycling Brisbane North’s New Peninsula Line Shared Path.
This picturesque location is a perfect spot for a halfway point picnic. With wildlife in abundance and a shaded playground for the kids, this stunning lakeside location will give you all the serenity you need.
Sweeney Reserve is the ideal location if you’ve brought the family dog along as the reserve has a fantastic off-leash dog park within its grounds. There’s also a lunch spot, with BBQs and picnic tables available for use.
If you’ve not done enough walking, or prefer trekking down the beaten tracks, the John Oxley Reserve includes a bushwalking trail that leads to the North Pine River boardwalk.
The perfect pit stop, Wyllie Park offers visitors beautiful scenery, cooking facilities, a playground, and amenities, all in close proximity to shops and cafés to source your morning coffee.
The quaint Pine Rivers Heritage Museum resides within the lush grounds of Old Petrie Town. A treasure trove of Pine Rivers Shire history, digging up the district’s past to present permanent displays and fresh exhibitions delighting visitors and engaging curious minds in a jaunt down Pine Rivers memory lane.
The Pine Rivers Art Gallery is a dynamic North Brisbane gallery exhibition space with a strong commitment to representing local arts in the Moreton Bay Region.
Set among a beautiful backdrop of ancient Moreton Bay fig trees and heritage buildings, Old Petrie Town in Kurwongbah looks like a page out of a history book. Given both its rustic and natural beauty, it’s no surprise this location serves as a popular wedding venue. Old Petrie Town is always available for all to enjoy and attracts huge crowds for its weekly markets.
Join Mountain Wine Tours on a journey through local SEQ wine regions tasting the best homegrown varietals with your besties. Taste your way around the best boutique vineyards, breweries and local cellar door experiences in Moreton Bay Region, Brisbane, the Scenic Rim and Somerset Valley hinterland.
Want a chance to try wildlife photography without a day of bushwalking? Looking to learn about sustainability and the environment in a fun and engaging space? Take a day trip to Osprey House Environmental Centre in Griffin, Moreton Bay Region, and get back to nature in suburbia’s backyard.