Eagleby Wetlands
  • Length: 4km

  • Duration: 1.2hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 143-145 Fryar Rd, Eagleby

  • End: 154 River Hills Rd, Eagleby

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  • Location: Eagleby Wetlands Conservation Reserves

  • Distance from state capital: 35.0 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.7024724

  • Longitude: 153.2130027

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Eagleby Wetlands is a 4km, grade 2 Return hike located in Eagleby Wetlands Conservation Reserves Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1.2hrs to complete.

Summary

The Eagleby Wetlands Conservation Reserves comprise a cluster of wetland reserves in a suburban/rural matrix on the floodplain of the Logan and Albert Rivers. The Eagleby Wetlands Conservation Reserves are made up of a total of 10 reserves covering an area of 45 hectares. The largest of these reserves, 20 hectares, the Eagleby Wetlands is part of Oliver Sports Complex. The remaining reserves in the floodplain are public open space contributions from past developments.

About the region

Eagleby Wetlands provides an important habitat for waterbirds and reptiles, and is located adjacent to the beautiful Albert River. Featured in the wetlands are varied bird habitats such as melaleuca and brackish swamps, a freshwater lake, woodland, cane fields, and open grassland. More than 200 Australian native bird species have been recorded in the area, including 19 of the 24 Australian Raptors, and almost half of the bird species found in Queensland.


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Queensland.com