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“Huge Park With Loads of Facilites”
Review of Sherwood Arboretum

Sherwood Arboretum
Ranked #98 of 340 things to do in Brisbane
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Brisbane, Australia
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167 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Huge Park With Loads of Facilites”
Reviewed 2 February 2012

This is a great park with lots of swings, slides etc. There are also pleanty of BBQs and tables if you want to bring your lunch. Lots of people do kids birthday parties here.

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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“One thousand trees and plenty of space”
Reviewed 2 September 2010

The park is planted with over a thousand trees and 300 species, most of them natives. It was established in 1924 so may of them are huge and stately, including the ones that line an avenue of trees down the centre of the park. Near the middle is a small swampy lake which attracts plenty of birds and apparently over 150 species have been recorded in the park by University of Queensland staff. (See Link below to access a document about birds species to watch out for)
The park is right next to the Brisbane river and includes a short section of boardwalk along its banks, There are good facilities with playgrounds, toilets, shaded picnic seating and plenty of space to walk, explore or ride a bike. Dogs are allowed on leashes.

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