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Bellbird Grove day-use area has great facilities for a picnic and barbeque. Photo credit: Andrew Chisholm © Queensland Government

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Bellbird Grove

Pack a picnic or sizzle some snags at this large, open day-use area, nestled in a beautiful forest grove.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Attraction facilities

  • Electric/fuel barbecue (free of charge)
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets (flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)

With ample space to cater for large groups, Bellbird Grove is a wonderful place to relax with family and friends over a lazy picnic or barbecue.

Play Frisbee and kick a ball in the open, grassy space, or take a bushland stroll on the Turrbal circuit or Golden Boulder track. You can access the park's mountain-bike rides from beside a locked gate, 20m east of the entry to the Turrbal circuit.

Keep your eyes peeled for wonga pigeons, whipbirds, sulphur-crested cockatoos and pale-headed rosellas. If you’re lucky you might spot a wedge-tailed eagle soaring high above.

Getting there and getting around

Bellbird Grove is in the South D'Aguilar section of D'Aguilar National Park, about 16km from Brisbane's city centre.

Access roads are sealed and suitable for conventional (2WD) vehicle.

  • From the Brisbane suburb of The Gap, take Mount Nebo Road (tourist route number 8) to Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre.
  • Continue north-west along Mount Nebo Road for another 4km then turn into Bellbird Grove Road.
  • Continue 1.6km drive until you reach the day-use area car park.

Wheelchair access

Picnic tables, a picnic shelter and toilets are wheelchair accessible. A Grade 1 path links the car park, shelter, toilets and multiple picnic table sites (some under cover). Assistance may be required.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Bellbird Grove is open 24 hours a day

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting D'Aguilar National Park safely.