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Lovely setting and cool in the heat

Loved taking our dog for walks in this beautiful place in the heat of 35 + the trees realy cooled... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Perth, Australia
Shady and serene

A lovely shaded walk along the river (even the river is a pretty pale green in Emerald!). There is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Townsville, Australia
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“the river”(11 reviews)
“bird life”(6 reviews)
“nice stroll”(3 reviews)
Rifle Range Road, Emerald, Queensland, Australia
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All reviews the river bird life nice stroll free camp great playground tree snake gym equipment great place for a picnic green grass picnic tables worth a visit paths trees walks areas exercise birds
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved taking our dog for walks in this beautiful place in the heat of 35 + the trees realy cooled it down place is neat and tidy plenty bins drinking water and places to sit.

Thank Murdkerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely shaded walk along the river (even the river is a pretty pale green in Emerald!). There is a cemented path right around the park which is an easy walk or jog, passing the river, the Rose Gardens and the very popular children’s playground....More

Thank debton32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited many botanic gardens on our trip around the country and nearly decided not to visit this one but so glad we did. So many different things to catch the eye and the rainforest was quite a surprise especially the tree filled with...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our morning walk here and were very surprised. The botanical park is fabulous. Rainforest, palm groves, native trees groves, fruit trees, rose garden and beautiful parklands. Well maintained walking trails through the park. BBQ facilities, and picnic gazebos are scattered through the park....More

Thank Albanylee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Down by the river, well maintained and lots of birds around the area. Nice cool breezes and tree coverage.

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We took the kids here after a big drive they loved it the park area was very clean and tidy plenty for the kids to do even know it’s really dry it looks like the council do a lot of work here a must see

Thank murrayclan79
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderful green oasis in what can be a pretty dry looking environment: good facilities, wonderful trees and bird life and excellent walking paths. Parking area can be a little cramped and difficult due to all the caravaners stopping under the railway bridge though (why...More

1  Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 23 August 2018

You don't expect to find a rainforest in the outback! The highlight of our trip was "sharing" our lunch with a small green tree snake. After checking out the picnic tables, it entered a small fern and pretended to be a fern frond. The locals...More

Thank Leon A
Reviewed 24 July 2018

A hot day, after a long drive, and we came upon this beautiful botanic garden. Shady areas of green grass and undercover picnic tables. A very welcoming place and well worth a visit.

Thank Marian C
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

A lovely spot for a picnic. Great play ground for the kids. Car parking at either end of the park. Peaceful and shady

Thank Marie V
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Lee S
4 August 2017|
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Response from nisnis69 | Reviewed this property |
You certainly can. Many people use the Gardens for walking their dogs