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Rangeville - J.E. Duggan Park

Address: Leslie Street, Rangeville QLD 4350

Covering around eight hectares, this park is a forest regeneration site where a natural eucalypt forest has been encouraged to develop. This bushland park provides four small bush walks with great scenery and views east over the Great Dividing Range, including Table Top Mountain. 

This park is ideal for walking with young children and those less mobile with trails being accessible by people using wheelchairs and mobility devices. The Sensory Walk additionally features a handrail rope to assist visually impaired people to navigate the trail and interpretive signage in Braille.

If you bring your dog, please keep it on-leash.

From Toowoomba, follow James Street to the east and turn right onto Mackenzie Street. Turn left onto Alderley Street and right into Rowbotham Street. After 3.5 km, turn left onto Collier Street and follow the road until you reach Leslie Street where you can park your car.

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J.E. Duggan park is the perfect spot to take a bushwalk and enjoy a picnic lunch.

Accessible from Leslie Street, facilities at the park include:

  • toilets with access for people with a disability
  • BBQ shelter
  • Picnic seating
  • a drinking fountain
  • scenic lookout
  • wheelchair and mobility device accessible trail walks
  • sensory walk for vision impaired people.

 

Wallaby Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 1

Distance: 250m one way

Walking time: 10 minutes

Description: This easy to walk track starts at the picnic area and takes you to the lookout on the northern side of the park. The whole walk is relatively flat and can be done as a loop if you walk it in conjunction with the Squirrel Glider Circuit or the Link Walk.

Sensory Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 1

Distance: 270m one way

Walking time: 5 minutes

Description: The walk starts at the picnic area and finishes at the intersection of Link Walk with Squirrel Glider Circuit. It takes you through the native forest where you can hear the bird sounds, feel the texture of the different leaves and smell the scent of the plants. 

Link Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 125m one way

Walking time: 5 minutes

Description: This track links the Squirrel Glider Circuit with the Wallaby Walk and can be used as a shortcut across the park.. 

Squirrel Glider Walking Circuit

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Flat section (Grade 2), hilly section (Grade 3)

Distance: 1,200m return

Walking time: 30 minutes

Description: This track follows the perimeter of the park with two very distinct sections; one flat that starts from the park entrance and takes you to the lookout on the northern side of the park, and the other more challenging section that starts from the park entrance and goes to the southern side of the park following short steep hills and takes you around and up to the lookout.

The flat section of this track can be walked in conjunction with the Wallaby Walk or the Link Track to make a loop suitable for walking with children or those less mobile. 

Millenium Walk

Best for: Bushwalking

Classification: Grade 2

Distance: 500m loop

Walking time: 10 minutes

Description: This walk is located at the southern end of the park. It can be reached from the picnic area or from the corner of Collier and Leslie streets.

The track follows the perimeter of the bottom end of the park where you can find a picnic table and a seating bench. The vegetation of the area provides plenty of shade.

 

 Useful link:

J.E. Duggan Park walking trails map

 

Features

Car parking
BBQ
Park bench
Picnic tables
Shelter
Bush walking
Lookout
Walking

Map

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