Regular exercise offers many health benefits such as improved brain function, physical strength and improved quality of life. Staying active doesn’t need to be strenuous and using the walking trails in your local area is a scenic and fun way to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
There is a multitude of beautiful scenic walking tracks scattered across our local communities and local councils provide trails for all abilities.
Stay active and discover your local area on a walking trail.
The Range – Rockhampton
The Range is a 1.5km one-way or 3km loop that meanders through the Botanic Garden and along the Yeppen Lagoon. If walking the loop, why not pack a picnic lunch to share in the gardens at the end of you stroll?
Sunshine Coast – Point Cartwright to Caloundra
Select the distance you would like to walk on the southern section of the 25km Sunshine Coast coastal pathway. The coastal trail sights include lakes, creeks, surf beaches, monuments and lookouts.
￼The Gympie river to rail track is a 1.8km gravel loop located 1km from the Gympie town centre that runs along the picturesque Mary River. It’s important to note, this track does have varying inclines and stairs in some areas.
Bongaree Walkabout – Bribie Island
The scenic Bongaree walking loop begins and ends at Bongaree Jetty. Wind your way through many historical landmarks and buildings on a beautiful sandy track. The loop is low intensity, so you can stroll along on a beautiful sunny day and enjoy the Bribe Island landscape at its finest.
This multi-modal pathway offers a range of flat tracks that wind their way along the coastal landscape. These walks are suitable for all fitness levels and can be enjoyed with friends, family and pets.
Maryborough Story Trail
The Maryborough Story Trail is a unique trail of public art created by local artisans that have bought their stories to life, located throughout the beautiful streets of Maryborough.
Suncare community services offer a number of walking groups and events for Suncare customers and carers. Contact the Suncare customer service team on 1800 786 227 to find out what’s happening in your community. Alternatively, visit our upcoming events page and our Maroochydore Community Centre calendar of outings for more outdoor activities.