When kids learn to ride a bike, it can be helpful to head to one of the many Brisbane parks with kids-friendly bike 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, how to use pedestrian crossings, and even how traffic lights work. Here is a collection of parks across Brisbane with kid friendly bike tracks.
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The Best Kid Friendly Bike Tracks in Brisbane
Crestmead Park – 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 other playgrounds have miniature versions). Crestmead Park also features a popular skate bowl, toilets, and a 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 – Algester
The kid friendly bike 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 – Springfield
If you have a little one learning to ride, they will love the road markings, traffic lights, stop signs and other signage on the kid friendly bike track at Grande Park. 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
Grinstead Park – Enogerra
The already super cool and spacious Grinstead Park got a whole look cooler at the end of 2020 by adding an amazing learn-to-ride track. The bike track is perfect for young Brisbane Kids who are learning to navigate their wheels, whether it be a scooter, balance bike or bicycle.
Surround by plenty of grass and not near roads, the track is flat, except for the humps, and includes a variety of road signs, crossings and a roundabout. A play petrol pump and covered picnic shelter complete the space, with nearby toilets, massive playground, nature play area and heaps of green play space, making Grinstead Park a super fun day out for the whole family.
Grinstead Park is located at 130 Shand Street, Enogerra. For further details on this awesome park read our detailed review of Grinstead 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 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.
Raby Bay Esplanade Park – Ormiston
Raby Bay Esplanade Park features a 200m-long bike, scooter and riding circuit installed nearby. Follow the concrete pathway towards the secluded bay lookouts and beaches, and you will find this impressive addition, which includes jumps, traffic signs, road markings, turning lanes, roundabouts, ditch rides, rest stops, speed humps and more. The wider playground also boasts an impressive playground, water play area and toilets. Read the detailed review of Raby Bay Esplanade Park.
Kidspace – Chermside
The mini traffic tracks at Kidspace Chermside are separate from the playground and loop around Marchant Park. Signposted and with fun inclusions like speed bumps, you can see why this is a popular learn to ride 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 between Rose Street and Roseleigh Street in Wooloowin. Read the review of Melrose Park.
Flagstone Adventure Park – Jimboomba
Flagstone Adventure Park at Jimboomba has a lined child friendly bike track 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 – 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 playground, park warrior obstacle course, half-court, toilets and BBQs.
Symphony playground is located at 40 Symphony Crescent in Burpengary. Read the Symphony Crescent Playground review.
Springwood Water Tower – Springwood
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 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.
Plantation Place Park – Wellington Park
Tucked away within the back streets not far from Wellington Point lies a little gem called Plantation Place Park. Complete with mini petrol and train stations, ticket booths, road signs and parking bays, plenty is here to keep the kids entertained for hours, and it is one of the best places to scooter in Brisbane. It also features a small bicycle slalom and mini scooter/bike ramps and corrugations, while the wider park includes a shady playground with a rope bridge and climbing course. Read a review of Plantation Place Park.
Other notable playgrounds with child friendly bike tracks
- Sutton Park at Brassall (Ipswich Queensland). Features a mini traffic track with signage and a skate park set up.
- 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 learning).
- Suttons Park Brassall. Kids will enjoy the line markings, pedestrian crossings, 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