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Yimbun Park

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by Jane Wong (subscribe)
My dogs and I are kind of a package deal. www.instagram.com/eddyandsam
Published April 28th 2016
Give this undermined and overlooked park a chance
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At the entrance of Yimbun Park - we took this photo towards the end of our visit, which is why Eddy looks so worn out!


Yimbun Park is literally opposite the road from DM Henderson Park, which arguably is the 'better' park because it is bigger and has more facilities. However, I personally think that Yimbun Park is equally worth visiting - because it is less popular, it makes for a great spot for a quiet picnic or barbeque. Its also a great place for runners, who can jog in peace without having to consciously avoid other patrons, as well as for children who are still learning how to cycle.
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Lots of green, grassy areas to enjoy a picnic.


Yimbun Park does have many of the same facilities as its sister park, DM Henderson. This includes:

1. Lots of shade
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Bike track - also great for running!


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Map of the Bulimba Creek Bikeway.


2. Play equipment
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This may look pretty simple, but it gets the job done.


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Play equipment in the shade, meaning you get the best of both worlds - having fun outdoors with protection from the sun.


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FOUR swings - double what most parks have!


3. Barbeques and picnic tables
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Multiple electric barbeques available for use, with plenty of picnic tables to go around.


4. Basketball half-court
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Shooting hoops with a view.


5. Fenced off dog park
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Separate gates for big dogs and small dogs. Also a great way for small dogs to interact with bigger dogs, without owners fearing something might go wrong.


Yimbun Park is only a 15 minute drive from Brisbane CBD, with plenty of on-site parking available. It is generally pretty quiet, with most of its patrons being local residents. I myself like to go for runs here, mainly because I prefer not to worry about literally running into others, and also because the vast majority of the bikeway is under the shade. Do come and pay this undermined park a visit when you have the chance!

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Eddy and I would like to take this chance to thank all our readers for your support! It means SO much to us.
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Where: 459 McCullough Street, Sunnybank, QLD 4109
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Thanks Eddy for your contribution - you're cute!
by schal (score: 2|155) 1206 days ago
I concur. Eddy is ed-orable. And sorry Jane, your story is great too - being a 'born & bred' northsider it is a bit embarrassing to be clueless about these other fabulous spots, so thank you for the Ed-ucation!
by louka (score: 1|16) 1204 days ago
Your little Pug adds something so special to each photo and your articles are really great.
by jilli (score: 0|8) 1204 days ago
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