Purga Nature Reserve Trails
  • Length: 0.5km

  • Duration: 15 mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 840 Middle Rd, Purga

  • End: 840 Middle Rd, Purga

  • Location: Purga Nature Reserve

  • Closest Town:

  • Distance from CBD: 55.4 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.734777

  • Longitude: 152.706404

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Purga Nature Reserve Trails is a 0.5km, grade 2 Return hike located in Purga Nature Reserve Queensland. The hike should take approximately 15 mins to complete.

Summary

Boasting the largest area of endangered Swamp Tea Tree Forest in Ipswich, the Purga Nature Reserve is a haven for birds and wildlife, including koalas. Easy tracks allow the most inexperienced walkers the chance to enjoy this beautiful natural setting and visit the well-loved frog pond. Come for a wander or a picnic; the Purga Nature Reserve is only 15 minutes from Ipswich Central.

About the region

Purga Nature Reserve’s popular frog pond, depending on the time of year and rainfall, is host to the Green Treefrog, Eastern Sedgefrog and Striped Marshfrog, and you can also see willy wagtails, skinks and rarely, red-bellied black snakes. With picnic tables, compost toilets and drinking water available, plus award-winning winery, Ironbard Ridge Vineyard, nearby this area near Ipswich offers a great day out.


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