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Bayview Conservation Area

Attraction Days Road, Redland Bay


The Bayview Conservation Area is an award-winning outdoor recreation reserve located between the Redlands Coast suburbs of Redland Bay and Mount Cotton. With almost 1000 hectares of open forest, Melaleuca wetlands and more, it offers the perfect setting for exhilarating outdoor adventures from mountain biking and horse riding to bush walking, trail running or more leisurely nature walks in an inspiring bush land setting. At 1000 hectares there's plenty of room for everyone!

Mountain biking

Visit the park to enjoy around 60 km of dedicated mountain bike tracks rated from easy to challenging to suit every skill level or take part in regular MTB events and competitions hosted at Bayview. You'll find bike wash-down stations, bike racks and plenty of other recreation amenities at the reserve too.

Horse riding

Bayview is the perfect place for an inspiring ride on horse back. BYO horse, saddle up and wind your way along the extensive network of horse riding trails, plus, make the most of the reserve amenities for horses and their riders including horse hitching stations, drinking troughs and ample parking for cars and floats right at the trail entry. 

Bush walking, trail running & bird watching

Prefer your outdoor adventures on two feet? The reserve also offers shared trails that are perfect for trail runners, bush walkers and birdwatchers. 

The reserve is home to an incredible array of wildlife too. Keep your eyes peeled for powerful owls, koalas, goannas, glossy black-cockatoos, wallabies and more.

Park Amenities

The award-winning recreation amenities at Bayview include the large covered barbecue area, picnic tables and seating, a bike wash-down area, horse and bike stations, toilets, and access to power and water.

If you park inside the conservation area at the main entry, make sure you exit the park by closing time.

The reserve is open 4am to 10pm daily. The main German Church Road entry/day use gate to the internal parking area and day use area facilities is open from 6am to dusk. Please ensure your vehicles are outside the gate before dusk.

Download the Park Map