Behan Street Reserve is categorised as a Bushland/Conservation area.
Bushland/Conservation areas are generally un-embellished and are protected under the Nature Conservation Act 1992. This means they are not accessible for normal recreation purposes, but more for protection of biodiversity and natural habitat.
History behind the name
Access to this reserve is via Behan Street. Behan Street, Stratford is named after Surveyor Thomas Behan, who was one of the very early surveyors in Cairns, as well as the owner of a rice mill at Stratford, which operated under the name Thomas Behan & Co until 1895. Originally known as Barron Street.