Abbeville Street Park in Upper Mt Gravatt

Whilst not a huge space, the features of Abbeville Street Park are suited to Brisbane Kids of a variety of ages, with a playground, basketball half court and bike track to encourage families to get outside and enjoying the beautiful Brisbane sunshine. This is a park well known for an expansive fenced dog park. 

Abbeville Street Park Playground

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Abbeville Street Park in Brisbane’s Upper Mt Gravatt features a small fort style sheltered playground for Brisbane Kids to enjoy. With swings for infants as well as bigger kids, slides, a spring seesaw and climbing nets, its use is limited by its lack of toilets. Shade sails cover the playground and fitness equipment sits close by. The open grassy space lends it to a destination for running and ball games and the adjacent dog park means pooch loving families can bring the entire family. There is a basketball half-court for older kids and wide bike and walking paths perfect for bike riding and scooting.

Is this a Brisbane playground you would head to for the day? No, not really. It is more like a suburban park which you might add to your list of places to go if you live nearby. If you have kids who like to ride bikes or scooters and you also have a dog then you will likely get the most value from this park. You might also get some value of checking out our article thats lists fenced dog parks close to playgrounds

Imagination Factor

The playground at Abbeville Street Park is ideal for circus games as Brisbane Kids balance on the beams and climb the highwire. The bench and spinning numbers are well suited to games of shop, whilst the wide-open playing field encourages chasing games and cloud spotting.

Accessibility

Unfortunately, Abbeville Street Park does not have toilet facilities. The bikeway paths are wide and run throughout around the perimeter of the park. Abbeville Street Park has picnic tables, both sheltered and unsheltered and grassy open space to set up for the day. The playground equipment is suited to a variety of ages and abilities. All playgrounds are unfenced and most equipment is sheltered by shade sails. There are interconnecting concrete bike paths throughout the park, accessing the shelter, community garden and footpaths. 

Abbeville Street Park features

  • Unfenced playground
  • No toilets
  • Shaded by shade sails
  • Rubber base
  • Spring seesaw
  • Climbing frame
  • Slides
  • Infant swing
  • Swing
  • Climbing nets
  • Bike path
  • Basketball half-court
  • Large flat grassy spaces
  • Community garden
  • Large shady trees
  • Wide bike and walking paths
  • Picnic tables and shelter
  • Fenced dog park
  • Fitness equipment
  • Street parking on Kingsway Street

Another fantastic nearby Brisbane Playground is Glindemann Park.

Abbeville Street Park is located on Abbeville Street and Kingsway Street in Upper Mt Gravatt.

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One response to “Abbeville Street Park in Upper Mt Gravatt”

  1. Joanne Blanchfield says:

    This is a great local park and always full of kids and families. The one thing it really needs is a toilet block! How do go about requesting that toilets be built in your local BCC park?

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