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Gold Coast Parks

Make the most of opportunities to explore our great natural playgrounds.

Gold Coast parks

The City of Gold Coast (City) has over 3800 parks covering 21,000 hectares, almost 700 playgrounds and over 200 sports fields scattered across the city for residents and visitors to explore, use and enjoy.

Many of our parks can be found in spectacular locations and can be booked for special events, such as weddings and birthday parties.  Others may suit those who are looking for an off-leash park to take their dogs, a natural area for a peaceful walk amongst nature, or a playground for the children to have fun in. Whatever the reason, the City has a multitude of parks to suit your interests. Use our Park finder to find the best park for you. 

The City's parks are for everyone to enjoy and include a range of facilities such as play and exercise equipment, barbecue and picnic areas, toilets, pathways, BMX and skate parks and boardwalks for walking and cycling. Find out how the City is continually working to improve accessibility within our parks.

Some of the city's most popular parks include:

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There’s always something on at our parks – check out our Celebrations and awards page to find out about great programs such as Music in the Park, Movies under the stars and other free entertainment. If it's exercise and keeping fit that you're interested in, visit our Active & Healthy page and choose from over 170 free or low cost activities that take place in our parks each week.

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