Toowoomba Historical Walk
  • Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: 349-351 Ruthven St, Toowoomba City

  • End: 11 Scholefield St, Toowoomba City

  • Location: Toowoomba

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  • Distance from CBD: 125 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.55896

  • Longitude: 151.95366

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Public Transport

Bitumen Road

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Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

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Timber Boardwalk

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Prams & Strollers

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Motorised Wheelchair

Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Toowoomba Historical Walk is a 2.5km, grade 1 one way hike, located in Toowoomba, Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

This self-guided walking tour of Toowoomba's Russell Street will lead you by landmarks of fine historic architecture, many of which date back to the 1860s.

About the region

Toowoomba is the largest inland settlement in Queensland and one of the largest inland cities in Australia. It has been described as 'Regional Capital of the Darling Downs' and 'The Garden City'. Both descriptions are accurate. It is a city to be enjoyed for its history, its elegant buildings, its superb parks (particularly in spring) and the very impressive - and huge - Cobb & Co Museum.

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