Webb Park - East Toowoomba
Address: Dudley Street, East Toowoomba QLD 4350
Positioned on the Toowoomba Range escarpment, east of the city centre, is Webb Park - one of Toowoomba’s most loved parks for residents and visitors alike. Parking is available off Dudley Street.
Curved around the beautiful panoramic views of the main range, Webb Park features a picnic shelter, barbecues and toilets for the convenience of park users and provides the perfect spot for barbecues, picnics and get-togethers.
Popular with families this park features three main playground areas and a steep slippery-slide popular with teenagers and older children.
A memorial exists in Webb Park in honour of the famous poet George Essex Evans. Evans was an accomplished poet who lived from 1863-1909. He settled in Queensland from England and lived on Toll Bar Road which is the road beneath Webb Park on the Toowoomba escarpment. He achieved national fame for his patriotic poems, such as Ode for Commonwealth Day. The monument which features some of his poetry was erected at Webb Park to celebrate his life and poetic achievements.