Sapling Pocket

Sellars Bridge

Sapling Pocket is an Ipswich City Council reserve tucked away in a secluded bend of the Brisbane River between Pine Mountain and Fernvale.

On his webside, Upstream Paddle,  canoeist Peter Ringland describes this section of the river as “the jewel in the crown” for paddling in South East Queensland, having platypus, ducks, geese, swans and eagles.

After obtaining permission from the council and local land-owners, we thought we’d explore this scenic spot on our bikes.

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