5 of the best family picnic spots in Logan

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Pack a picnic and have a cheap and easy family day out

For a fun filled and free day out with the family, nothing beats a picnic. So when the sun is shining, shake out the picnic rug, fill up the Esky and head to one of these five fabulous spots for a budget-friendly day out that will keep everyone happy, well-fed and entertained!

  1. Kids paradise

If you’re after a location that’s guaranteed to please the kids, you can’t go past Darlington Parklands.

  • Featuring an amazing free waterpark, Darlington Parklands has a range of water play activities plus shallow pools for the kids to splash about in.
  • There’s also a basketball court and a fabulous playground featuring a climbing dome, flying fox, multi swing, musical wall, forts and a sand pit.
  • There’s loads of picnic shelters, bbqs and grassy spaces for picnicking and playing games.
  • Other facilities include toilet blocks, outdoor gym and a boardwalk amongst the wetlands.
  • And don’t miss the daily LED light show! 
  1. A park with a difference

If you’re keen for your kids to have less screen time and more green time – head to Karawatha Nature Play Space.

  • This fabulous and innovative family park has large picnic lawns, sheltered tables and free electric bbqs.
  • But the best feature of the Karawatha Nature Play Space is the innovative playground that will keep the kids occupied for hours.
  • Nature based play spaces will challenge the kids to get back to nature, take risks and get dirty. There’s also a water play space with a rocky dam. 
  1. More fun for the kids – and dog!

For a fun and action-packed picnic, Underwood Park ticks all the boxes.

  • This huge and beautiful park has lots of covered picnic shelters and bbqs.
  • There’s loads of open space and playgrounds for the children, including the fabulous Peter-Pan themed Funderwood Hollow.
  • Even your four-legged friend will love this spot, as there’s a large off-leash area where he can run around.
  • Other facilities include basketball, BMX and skate areas.
  • This is one spot that’s guaranteed to please everyone in the family! 
  1. Get back to nature

Berrinba Wetlands offers lots of sprawling green lawns where you can throw down a rug and unpack a picnic.

  • There’s also bbq facilities and lots of picnic tables and shelters.
  • Featuring several shaded kids playgrounds for a range of ages, there are loads of paths for bike and scooter riding.
  • Big kids will love the flying fox.
  • Dogs are welcome too, just be sure to keep them on the leash.
  • Other facilities at Berrinba Wetlands include toilets, water stations and 8km of walking tracks and boardwalks.
  1. Something for everyone

With something to entertain everyone in the family, Logan Gardens Park is a must-do picnic spot.

  • With lots of grassy open space, sheltered picnic tables and electric bbqs, Logan Gardens Park has your picnicking needs covered.
  • The kids will love the fenced all abilities playground, featuring a climbing wall, forts, musical play equipment, sand play and slides.
  • Other facilities include a bike track, bocce, disc golf and toilets.
  • Bring the dog along as there’s an off-leash area where he can enjoy himself too!
  • And if you over-indulge at lunch, work it off in the outdoor gym!

Wherever you choose, make the most of the warm weather and pack a picnic to enjoy a fun, free day out with the family!