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Creswick Regional Park

Creswick Regional Park
Creswick Regional Park
from Wayne
Creswick Regional Park
from Wayne
Creswick Regional Park
from Wayne
Creswick Regional Park
from Wayne
from Wayne
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  • The west side of Slaty Creek is closed from Petticoat Road to the east side of the creek at the No 1 visitor site due to work commencing on replacing the road causeway. Heavy machinery and equipment will be operating in the area for several weeks and visitors are advised to use caution near work areas, including the creek bed. The east side remains open to visitors. at Creswick Regional Park, Wednesday 28 February, 2018
  • Walking tracks in Koala Park are closed due to flood damage, including a section of the Goldfields Track. The cycling route of the Goldfields Track remains open in this area. at Koala Park, Friday 23 February, 2018
  • In spring 2016 severe weather caused significant damage to this park and others in the Ballarat area. View map and list of visitor sites currently open to the public. at Creswick Regional Park, Friday 23 February, 2018

Park Statistics

  • Established:November 1983
  • Area:1275.7ha
Bird watching
Dog walking
Fossicking for gold
Long walk / Multi day walk
Medium walk / Day walk
Mountain biking
Short walk

Centrally located between Ballarat and Daylesford, this park is home to a variety of native wildlife and colourful spring wildflowers.

Explore the ancient hills and discover the relics of the gold mining era on a bushwalk or mountain bike ride – or simply relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings with a picnic by tranquil St Georges Lake.

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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Popular things to do

  • Slaty Creek picnic and camping area Slaty Creek is a great place to enjoy a bush picnic close to the township of Creswick.Pan for gold along…

  • Mountain bike riding Mountain bikes are a great way to see the park and there are many tracks available.Please note that bikes are…

  • Fossicking The Creswick area was intensively mined during the gold rush of the 1850s. Many methods of mining was used, including…

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