Tucked between the railway line and Gympie Road, Wyllie Park is a delightful location to host a picnic catch-up or enjoy a stroll along the North Pine River.
Conveniently situated under a shady tree, the playground at Wyllie Park offers a respite from the midday sun. With swings, slide and climbing equipment, this park is ideal for toddlers and early primary school aged children. Yearning to reconnect with nature? Not only does Wyllie Park have play equipment, it is home to many beautiful trees. Children can collect sticks, flowers, pinecones and climb around these majestic trees.
These trees are also home to many different birds in the region, you might just catch a glimpse of a baby magpie being instructed by its parents during October and November months. If looking to indulge in some water activities, you need to cross the bridge and head to Leis Park on the other side of the North Pine River. Wyllie Park has no direct, safe access to the river bank.
With its shady canopies, toilets and ample car parking, Wyllie is a lovely spot to have a picnic. You can fry up a sausage sizzle on the park BBQ or just enjoy a cold luncheon of sandwiches. Looking to grab some takeaway? Wyllie Park is a short walking distance from the Petrie round-a-bout, home to a number of takeaway stores, a butcher and a grocery store.
Wyllie Park is part of a larger network of parks along the northern and southern banks of the North Pine River. Walkers can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the pathways taking in the flora and fauna that thrives along the rivers banks. Wyllie Park also hosts several exercise stations that walkers can take advantage of to increase their cardiovascular workout during their walk and leashed dogs are most welcome. Aside from walking, these walkways are great for cyclists, particularly families looking to get kids out of the house and experiencing everything the local area has to offer.
Wyllie Park is close to public transport. You can reach the park by utilising the Petrie Train Station or Anzac Ave at Whites Road Bus Stop. For times and schedule visit Translink.
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.
Cub Pine Rivers is the Moreton Bay Region Premier Lawn Bowls venue, hosting the annual BPL. The club also has various dining and bar options, plus bare foot bowls every Sunday afternoon.