This riverfront parkland that stretches along 6.8 miles (11km) of the Ross River with nodes at Pioneer Park, Loam Island, Apex Park and the Ross River Dam. It has fast become one of Townsville's most popular tourist attractions. Pioneer Park is where visitors can enjoy activities such as sport, entertainment, performing arts, visual arts, swimming in the two huge lagoons, dining and shopping at the village precinct and even picnicking and barbecuing along the picturesque shores of the Ross River.
Address: Village Blvd, Thuringowa
Telephone: (07) 4727 9000
Opening times: Lagoons open daily from dawn until dark. Lifeguard hours vary depending on the season.