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Picnic in the Park
Pack a blanket, some yummy treats
and enjoy the outdoors in one of
our regions parks. This is the perfe...
Explore Crow’s Nest Falls
Take a walk through the National
Park and enjoy all the Australian
Bush has to offer, fill your ...
Set out on a southern road trip
Jump in your car for a road trip and
explore the southern end of our
region. Drop in to St...
Marvel at Muntapa Tunnel
The Muntapa Tunnel between
Oakey and Cooyar is one of our
region’s historical hidden treasures.
B...
Call on Cobb + Co Museum
Did you know that it’s free entry
to the Cobb + Co Museum for
Toowoomba Region residents? Go
and ...
Visit Cooby Dam
Like many of us, you’ve probably spent
more time recently indoors than out.
However, summer is here and it...
Admire the art galleries
Did you know that there are four art
galleries in the Toowoomba Region?
Known for their contempor...
Love your local library
Libraries aren’t just about books,
you know. This is the place where
you come to learn something n...
See our street art
Experience the awesome art of our region by exploring the spectacular First Coat street art of
Queensla...
Wander around the
Waterbird Habitat
Tucked away between Middle Ridge
and Rangeville, the Waterbird Habitat
features multip...
So now you have a full to do list, get out there
and enjoy all that our Region has to offer!
For more info on what’s on in...
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10 FREE things to do in the Toowoomba Region

  1. 1. www.tr.qld.gov.au/events10FREEthings to do in the toowoombaregionthissummer
  2. 2. Picnic in the Park Pack a blanket, some yummy treats and enjoy the outdoors in one of our regions parks. This is the perfect time of year to be close to nature with your family and get some much needed vitamin D. Check out our Pintrest board Get Your Picnic On for heaps of ideas to make your picnic amazing! Not sure which park to go to first? Check out the park locator at www.tr.qld.gov.au Get your picnic on here 1
  3. 3. Explore Crow’s Nest Falls Take a walk through the National Park and enjoy all the Australian Bush has to offer, fill your day with swimming in the water holes, spotting wildlife, bushwalking and you can even chuck a snag on the BBQ! You can read more on our trail network strategy here 2
  4. 4. Set out on a southern road trip Jump in your car for a road trip and explore the southern end of our region. Drop in to Steele Rudds Shingle hut where Aurthur Hoey Davis “Steele Rudd” the author of On Our Selection lived during his childhood years, or enjoy a good meal and lose yourself in the historical displays at Rudd’s Pub. The real gem of this part of the region is of course, the picturesque landscape. From December to January the sunflowers around Clifton come to life and make for spectacular photos. Check out our Instagram page for inspiration! 3
  5. 5. Marvel at Muntapa Tunnel The Muntapa Tunnel between Oakey and Cooyar is one of our region’s historical hidden treasures. Built in 1910, the 250 metre long tunnel was designed as a railway tunnel for farmers but following the closure of the railway line in 1964, the area has been turned into a park. There are picnic tables and BBQ’s so be sure to pack a big lunch before you head out. Check out the parks locator on our website: www.tr.qld.gov.au for details on how to get there. 4
  6. 6. Call on Cobb + Co Museum Did you know that it’s free entry to the Cobb + Co Museum for Toowoomba Region residents? Go and explore the museum and learn about the history of the Toowoomba Region. The museum usually holds special events/activities through school holidays so check out www.cobbandco.qm.qld.gov.au to see what’s on! Cobb + Co is located at 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba. 4659 4900 5
  7. 7. Visit Cooby Dam Like many of us, you’ve probably spent more time recently indoors than out. However, summer is here and it’s time to get outside and into the fresh air. Lake Cooby offers activities for all members of the family. There’s plenty of good fishing spots and boat access or perhaps you’re into more adventurous water sports such as kayaking or canoeing. Lake Cooby is only a 35 kilometre drive from Toowoomba and easily accessible from the New England Highway. When travelling north from Toowoomba just look for the turn-off to your left at Highfields. More info on our lakes and dams can be found here 6
  8. 8. Admire the art galleries Did you know that there are four art galleries in the Toowoomba Region? Known for their contemporary displays and instillations, art lovers are in for a magnificent treat with something on offer for everyone! You can also view the incredible talent of our residents and world class artists at any of our regional galleries. For more details on our art galleries, visit www.tr.qld.gov.au/trag or call 131 872. 7
  9. 9. Love your local library Libraries aren’t just about books, you know. This is the place where you come to learn something new with our free online courses, pick up a great book to read, grab a dvd, play some games or relax with some music. During school holidays our libraries offer lots of extra activities for all ages. Go to www.tr.qld.gov.au for more info. 8
  10. 10. See our street art Experience the awesome art of our region by exploring the spectacular First Coat street art of Queensland’s largest outdoor gallery in Toowoomba. Visit www.tr.qld.gov.au for more info. 9
  11. 11. Wander around the Waterbird Habitat Tucked away between Middle Ridge and Rangeville, the Waterbird Habitat features multiple lake formations including three permanent lakes and a shallow lagoon. Wander along the bank’s boardwalks and see how many different types of species you can find or just simply sit back and enjoy some quiet time by the water. Click here to read more on the Waterbird Habitat. 10
  12. 12. So now you have a full to do list, get out there and enjoy all that our Region has to offer! For more info on what’s on in the Toowoomba Region, visit www.tr.qld.gov.au/events

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