Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve


408-492 Mt Crosby Road, Chuwar

District: 1


Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve is a popular picnic and tourist destination on the Brisbane River at Chuwar near Ipswich.

Due to the recent flooding, the reserve is undergoing rehabilitation works with temporary partial access. The aim of the works is to return full access to the site with the objective to make it more resilient for the future.

The southern-most grassed area and walking tracks will be available during this interim to provide the community with open and recreational space.

For more information on flood recovery works taking place in Ipswich, please visit

Opening hours:

6.00 am - 6.00 pm daily, however opening hours of this area may change based on natural seasonal light, until such time as lighting installations can occur to ensure community safety.


  • Canoe Access
  • Fishing
  • Open Kick Around Area
  • Recreational Pathways
Other Facilities
  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Natural Or Constructed Lookout
Can be used for
  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Personal Training
More Information
    • Fishing accessibility - family-friendly land-based fishing access


Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve

A permit/licence is required to use the following areas within Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve.  Using the information provided please ensure you select an area suitable for your event.


Application method

Please select how you would like to apply:

The prescribed fee in accordance with Council’s Fees and Charges will be required when submitting an application (if applicable). Please refer to Council’s Fees and Charges

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