Parry Street Park 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
Named after John Jasper Parry, a son of Thomas Henry Parry who was a large cane grower in the Gordonvale district. John Parry owned a large area of land at Babinda on the western side of the railway line. The Queensland Government resumed many acres for town and home buildings and John Parry also had surveyed many building allotments.