Pathways and bikeways

Council provides an extensive walking and cycling network consisting of on-road bike lanes and off-road shared pathways. Council’s network is continually growing.

Who can use shared pathways?

All of Moreton Bay region’s bikeways and shared pathways may be used by:

  • Cyclists
  • Pedestrians
  • Rollerskaters, rollerbladers, skateboards, foot scooters
  • Scooters, electric bikes and mobility scooters
  • Wheelchairs including motorised wheelchairs

Tips for using shared pathways

Shared pathways should be safe and enjoyable to use. When using a shared pathway:

  • Be considerate to others
  • Keep left where possible
  • Ride or walk in a predictable manner
  • If the pathway is crowded, walk in single file and cyclists should slow down
  • Cyclists need to slow down and use your bell when passing
  • Ride at a speed appropriate to the environment
  • Be alert so you are ready for the unexpected

Family walking and cycling pathways

The Moreton Bay Cycleway

Spanning 26 kilometres from the Ted Smout Bridge, along the waterfront at Redcliffe, through Scarborough and Rothwell to Deception Bay.

Along the way, users can enjoy features including barbecues and picnic shelters, cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, beach access, Settlement Cove Lagoon, shower and toilet facilities, playgrounds, a BMX/skateboard park, fishing platforms, fitness stations, heritage trails, viewing decks, and access to local pools and the library.

The Jinker Track

This three-kilometre shared pedestrian and cycle route provides space for everyone to enjoy a fun trip through the James Drysdale Reserve at Bunya accessed via Bunya Road or Old Northern Road.

Cyclists and pedestrians can enjoy beautiful scenery, and access to an extensive trail network within the Bunya State Forest and the James Drysdale Reserve. As well as a multi-sport facility that holds organised baseball, soccer, hockey, netball and model dirt car racing activities.

North Pine River

Jump on the train with your bikes and head to a park for a picnic. Discover the shared use pathway for cyclists and pedestrians covering four kilometres with access to seven parks such as Sweeney Reserve and Mungarra Reserve at Petrie. Along the way there are picnic rest areas, playgrounds, walking tracks and sports facilities.

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