Recreation trails

Council supports the community by providing a range of trails to encourage a healthy, active lifestyle as well as showcasing what the region has to offer.

Most trails are flat, shared pathways that you can walk or cycle along with ease.

  • Experiences along the trail include beaches, parks, botanic gardens, playgrounds, piers, swimming, fishing, shopping, dining and glimpses into local and aboriginal history.

    HERVEY BAY RECREATION TRAILS

  • Experiences along the trail include parks and gardens, playgrounds, river boardwalk, heritage
    buildings, museums, art gallery, shopping, dining and glimpses into local and aboriginal history.

    MARYBOROUGH RECREATION TRAILS

  • Discover the art of storytelling and follow a delightful trail of public art and multimedia, created by our local artisans, that magically bring our stories to life.

    MARYBOROUGH STORY TRAIL

  • Mary to Bay Rail Trail is a shared path for use by pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders and linking the Mary River with Hervey Bay predominantly utilising the old rail corridor from Colton to Urangan.​

    MARY TO BAY RAIL TRAIL

  • Council has been collaborating with Butchulla Elders on a number of Indigenous Park projects to highlight the important connection between the Butchulla people and their country and share this information with residents and visitors.

    INDIGENOUS PARKS TRAILS

  • Choose from over 18 Discovery Trails - designed to take you to some of the region's most famous attractions and unlock its hidden gems. Coastal villages and rainforests, country drives and heritage trails, pub crawls and more - the choice is yours. 

    FRASER COAST DISCOVERY TRAILS

  • The Regional Water Trails of the Wide Bay Burnett displays the vast range of water-based recreation opportunities accessible in our region. To discover the joys of water-based recreation in the Fraser Coast Region as well as the opportunities offered by our near neighbour’s access the Wide Bay Burnett Water Trails. 

    WIDE BAY BURNETT WATER TRAILS

  • Looking for more trails? 
    Why not explore the Wide Bay Burnett region, with internationally recognised pristine coastlines through to rugged mountain ranges, there is something for everyone to enjoy the natural wonders of the region.

    Additional trails