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Patterson River rock wall

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Location: Patterson River

View down the river

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Bridge view up the river

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No swimming at the river mouth

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Table Bases at Patterson River Picnic Area

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Parks Victoria office at Patterson River, January 2013 (Photo: Elizabeth Gleeson)

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Patterson River, January 2013 (Photo: Elizabeth Gleeson)

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Location: Patterson River

Patterson River, January 2013 (Photo: Elizabeth Gleeson)

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Patterson River

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Barbeque
Cycling
Fishing
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Yachting/Sailing

Patterson River is a unique man made waterway, created in 1876 to provide drainage from the Dandenong Valley catchment. Since then is has become one of the most popular boating and fishing gateways to Port Phillip. The thriving canal system of the Patterson Lakes residential area and the wet and dry storage at the marina contribute to making this an extremely busy waterway.

The river banks provide family-friendly facilities including covered picnic areas and electric barbecues. It is also a great place for walking, cycling and fishing. Due to the boats, this area is not suitable for swimming.

The National Water Sports Centre nearby is used by a wide range of water sport groups.

Aboriginal Traditional Owners

Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

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