Brisbane Parks with Mini Traffic Tracks
When kids are learning to ride it can be helpful to head to one of the many Brisbane parks with traffic tracks to let them give it a go. Even for kids on scooters and three-wheelers it is a great way to teach them road signs and using pedestrian crossings and even how traffic lights work. Here is a collection of parks across Brisbane with traffic tracks.
Crestmead Park at Crestmead
Crestmead Park features a lovely, shady traffic setup for children learning to ride. What you will love most about their course is the use of actual traffic signs (many of the other playgrounds have miniature versions). Crestmead Park also features a popular skate bowl, toilets and a very cool playground with swings.
Crestmead Park is located on the corner of Gimlet Street & Royena Court in Crestmead. You can read our detailed review of the playgrounds and skatebowl at Crestmead Park.
Timberland Park in Algester
The traffic track in Timberland Park is huge and so is the perfect place for those first moments without training wheels. Kids can enjoy negotiating the mini roads and learning the road rules from the street signs they come across. The park also features a fun fort playground but is unfenced with no toilets.
Timberland Park is located on the corner of Basswood Street & Satinash Street in Algester. You can also read our detailed review of Timberland Park.
Grande Park at Springfield
If you have a little one learning to ride, they will love the road markings, traffic lights, stop signs and other signage. Benches nearby mean you can sit back and relax while your little ones explore this fun driving area on their bikes or scooters. There are also some lovely recreational pathways for anyone on wheels to get around the beautiful green areas of this park. Grande Park also features a fenced playground, toilets, BBQ facilities and plenty of parking.
Grande Park Springfield is located 40 Grande Ave, Springfield Lakes. You might also be interested in reading our detailed review of Grande Park
Kalinga Park Clayfield
Learn how to ride in this leafy inner north Brisbane Park. The roundabout is a unique feature, as is the signage being on the road itself, just adding to the challenge. Kalinga Park also features an incredible fort style playground, toilets, BBQ’s and an extensive riding track for more experienced riders.
Kalinga Park Clayfield is located at Bertha Street at Clayfield. This is one of Brisbane’s best playgrounds so read our extensive review first to make the most of your day at Kalinga Park.
The mini traffic tracks at Kidspace Chermside are separate to the playground and loop around Marchant Park and beyond. Signposted and with fun inclusions like speed bumps, you can see why this is a popular feature of the park. Kidspace also boasts an incredible undercover fort playground, toilets, BBQ facilities and lots of space for a picnic.
Kidspace is located on the Cnr of Murphy Rd & Newman Rd Chermside. Before heading here you should read our review (including photos) of Kidspace Chermside.
Melrose Park, Wooloowin
Just a stone’s throw from the Brisbane CBD, Melrose Park at Wooloowin offers a shady mini traffic course. It also has a playground, skatepark and lots of lovely green space for a picnic.
Melrose Park is located on the corner of Rose Street and Roseleigh Street in Wooloowin. Read the review of Melrose Park.
Flagstone Adventure Park at Jimboomba
Flagstone Adventure Park at Jimboomba has a lined bike track that heads around their incredible adventure park. While it isn’t as signposted as other mini tracks, it still has a left and right lineage to help teach kids biking etiquette. The Flagstone playground and waterpark are extremely impressive and the park features toilets, BBQ spots and plenty of places to sit and enjoy the day.
Flagstone Adventure Park is located on Trailblazer Drive, Jimboomba. Read a detailed review of Flagstone Adventure Park.
Symphony Crescent Park at Burpengary
Symphony Crescent Park features a mini traffic track to help you teach your little ones the road rules while they practise their riding skills. The park also has a bright playground, toilets and BBQs.
Symphony playground is located at 40 Symphony Crescent in Burpengary. Read the Symphony Crescent Playground review.
Springwood Water Tower
Springwood Water Tower is a water reservoir that has a massive concrete space for active families.
There are roundabouts, give ways, stops, pedestrian crossings and T intersections.
It is a fantastic area to learn to ride a bike or simply enjoy riding around and around. Children can imagine they are real road users, practising the road rules and navigating the streets. Or they race from one end to the next. Read the Springwood Water Tower Review.
Pallara District Park, Pallara
Pallara District Park features a fun 190-metre bike track complete with speed humps, street marking, a bridge and signage. It also has a one-stop ‘fix it’ shop with all the tools kids will need to fix their bike including a tyre pump. The circuit is suited to kids of all ages on scooters and bikes. The park also features a fantastic playground, fitness area and toilets. Read the Pallara District Park Review.
Other notable playgrounds with mini traffic tracks
- Pedal Park at Caloundra. Features a minibike track with signage, gentle slopes and working traffic lights. Pedal Park is located on Steiner Crescent, at the intersection with Marybell Drive.
- Graham Stewart Park at Currimundi. The mini traffic track is a big drawcard and allows kids to ride and scooter off the busy coastal bike tracks that can be problematic in managing with kids (especially if they are just learning).
- Suttons Park Brassall. Kids will enjoy the line-markings, pedestrian crossings and traffic lights and stop signs. Suttons Park is located at 61 Workshops St, Brassall
- North Shore Park at Varsity Lakes features a fun mini track with stop signs, zebra crossings and traffic lights. North Shore Park is located at North Shore Avenue, Varsity Lakes.
Please let us know in comments if we have missed any other parks with mini traffic tracks and we will add them to the list