Grinstead Park Enoggera | Massive fort playground

Grinstead Park

Grinstead Park at Enoggera is a popular Northside playground for is expansive fort playground and surrounding play equipment for older kids making for the perfect destination for parents with kids all ages. 

Brisbane City Council wish to advise there will be works occurring to the Grinstead Park from July until December 2021. 

What is closed? The playground, picnic shelters and barbeques, bridge linking the playground and learn to ride facility, the skate park and the basketball court. 

What remains open? The car park, toilets, fitness equipment, multi-use games area, learn to ride facility (you need to access from Royal Parade or Kedron Brook Bikeway)

As a result, the car park will be closed during these times.

Grinstead Park Playground

Grinstead Park features an impressive fort style playground under huge shade sails with swings, slides and various other activities for a range of abilities.  Standing balance swings, a large nest swing and ‘shop’ add to the attraction of this impressively sized playground. Additional to the playground is a basketball court and also outdoor fitness equipment. The park features BBQ facilities,  shelters, several park benches and is close to a skate bowl for older children. It has toilet facilities and ample off-street parking.

Grinstead Park offers many opportunities for bike riding, with paths leading all over the north of Brisbane. There is a watercourse right next to this playground which isn’t obvious to kids except for the cute bridge that connects to the skate park and flat open grassy spaces. We have had a tiny issue with our kids wanting to cross the bridge but it is a good 10 metres at least from the playground.

Imagination Factor

grinstead park playground

Whether it’s by rolling down the grassy hills or simply laying in the grass cloud-spotting, your Brisbane Kid can enjoy the masses of space on offer at Grinstead Park. The fort playground is perfect for playing pirates and princesses in castles. For slightly older Brisbane Kids, the bridge and adjacent grassy areas provide opportunities for adventures into the unknown and nature-spotting.

Accessibility

Grinstead Park has accessible toilet facilities and water fountains. There are many paths suited to wheelchair and pram use, though many are also not flat. The playground is unfenced but shaded by giant shade sails throughout much of the day. The fort features access via a ramp and there are several activities suited to all abilities. There is a generous off-street carpark for convenience.

Grinstead Park – The Facts

  • Unfenced playground
  • Fort-style playground under shade sails (mostly covered)
  • Bark base
  • Climbing opportunities
  • Ramp for fort access
  • Swings
  • Nest swing
  • Flying fox
  • Outdoor fitness equipment (covered with shade sails)
  • Basketball court
  • Skate park adjacent
  • Grassy open spaces
  • Bike paths
  • Electric BBQs
  • Shelters with tables
  • Accessible toilet facilities
  • Water fountains
  • Creek adjacent
  • Mature shade trees
  • Generous off-street carpark
  • Bus-stop at the entrance of the park

Another great Brisbane Playground nearby is Teralba Park.

Grinstead Park is located on Shand Street in Enoggera.

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