River Heart Parklands


20 Bremer Street, Ipswich

District: 1


The $4.5m River Heart Parklands project, jointly funded by Ipswich City Council and the Queensland Government, was officially opened on 3 February 2007 and is the third phase of the River Heart vision for Ipswich City Centre.

Ipswich's River Heart Parklands brings alive the Bremer River. The parklands encompasses 1.5h of land which has been transformed into a widely-recognized and commended leisure facility.

River Heart Parklands is located along the section of the Bremer River between the road and rail bridges (Bremer Street) opposite Ipswich Central and are open daily between sunrise and 10.00 pm. Car parking is available via Roseberry Parade, Woodend. Dogs are welcome to accompany their owners if they are on a leash.

Key features of the parklands include:

  • Electric BBQs
  • Viewing platforms
  • Educational boardwalks to river edge and over water
  • Two large water features
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Public toilets

Stage 2 of River Heart Parklands includes linking River Heart Parklands and Bob Gamble Park along King Edward Parade - for more information visit Bob Gamble Park (River Heart Parklands - Stage 2


  • Recreational Pathways
Other Facilities
  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Gazebos/Rotunda/Shelters
  • Picnic Facilities/Seats/Benches
  • Public Toilets
More Information
    • Boardwalk along the river
    • Information poles/post re history of the river
    • No bike, skate board, blade or scooter riding is permitted
      in the parkland



Application method

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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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