TRC Launches ‘Walks and Trails for Toowoomba Region’ Guide

For the love of walking

3 April 2019

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Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has launched a ‘Walks and Trails of Toowoomba Region’ guide booklet to highlight 50 local nature treks for the outdoor enthusiasts. 

TRC’s Environment and Community portfolio leader Cr Joe Ramia said Council is keen to promote a healthy lifestyle and this handy reference guide will assist our community through the walks and trails that traverse our Region’s diverse landscapes and the spectacular natural environment.

“We have a range of iconic walks throughout our region that allow the intrepid trekker to pursue their love of everything outdoors passing through some amazing landscapes, Cr Ramia said.

Outdoor adventurers will be spoilt for choice with the booklet outlining settings from urban circuits to bushland parks, mountain biking tracks and horse riding trails.

The walks and trails included in the guide booklet are graded for all fitness levels with options for the novice trekker through to the experienced outdoor enthusiasts, while bush-walkers can explore the 160 kilometres long Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, which is one of the longest trails in Australia stretching from the hills of Yarraman through to Wulkuraka near Ipswich.

Alternately, if it is more the leisurely stroll you are looking for the 250-metre long Wallaby Walk at J E Duggan Park might be more your style.

You may even wish to explore the offerings at Mt Peel with the choice of bike, walking or horse-riding trails allowing the enthusiast a selection of options to explore the surrounds.

“There are so many opportunities for all the family to discover as you explore our beautiful Toowoomba Region, Cr Ramia said.

What are you waiting for!  Grab your copy of Walks and Trails of Toowoomba Region’ and get out an explore out magnificent region while benefiting from the exercise as the same time - win, win!

Walks and Trails of Toowoomba Region Guide will be available at Yarraman Heritage Centre, Toowoomba Customer Service Centre and throughout Council’s Visitor Information Centre network.  For more information contact 131 872 and quote ‘Walks and Trails for Toowoomba Region.

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