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Kookaburra at Ferntree Gully Picnic Ground

1 month ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Fern Tree Gully

Kokoda memorial statue

1 month ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Fern Tree Gully

Ferntree Gully Education Centre building

1 month ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Fern Tree Gully

Ferns near 1000 steps

2 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Magnificant Trees in DRNP

2 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Autumn funghi at 1000 steps

2 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Yellow Robin at 1000 steps

2 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Mossy trunk along the 1000 steps

2 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Lyrebird Track Apr15

2 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Young Rosella

4 months ago from Jessica Campbell

Location: Sherbrooke - Sherbrooke Picnic Ground

Greenery

4 months ago from Jessica Campbell

Location: Sherbrooke - Sherbrooke Picnic Ground

Olinda Falls

5 months ago from Jessica Campbell

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Olinda Falls

5 months ago from Jessica Campbell

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Olinda Falls

5 months ago from Jessica Campbell

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Kalorama Park Lookout

5 months ago from Jessica Campbell

Location: Kalorama (5 Ways) Lookout Carpark

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned Burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned Burning in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

6 months ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Sherbrooke Forest Walk

8 months ago from Jessica Campbell

Location: Sherbrooke - Sherbrooke Picnic Ground

Sherbrooke Forest Walk

8 months ago from Jessica Campbell

Location: Sherbrooke - Sherbrooke Picnic Ground

Autumn leaves on a pond, Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens

1 year ago from Phil Skeggs

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Echidna

1 year ago from Saskia

Location: Things to do

Sherbrooke - Dandenong Ranges

1 year ago from www.gowildimages.com

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

olinda falls on new yr. day

1 year ago from vince fresnido

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Olinda Falls

1 year ago from Geoff Gill

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Olinda Falls

1 year ago from Geoff Gill

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Olinda Falls

1 year ago from Geoff Gill

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Sherbrooke Forest

1 year ago from Jared

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Olinda Falls

1 year ago from Jared

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Zoothera lunulata

1 year ago from Wayne

Location: One Tree Hill Picnic Ground

Seeds

1 year ago from Wayne

Location: One Tree Hill Picnic Ground

Path

1 year ago from Wayne

Location: One Tree Hill Picnic Ground

Rubbish

1 year ago from Wayne

Location: One Tree Hill Picnic Ground

Dacelo novaeguineae

1 year ago from Wayne

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Lyrebird

2 years ago from Wayne

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Georges Track

2 years ago from Wayne

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Vally picnic ground

2 years ago from Wayne

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Ferns

2 years ago from Wayne

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Cascade Track

2 years ago from Wayne

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Fungus

2 years ago from Wayne

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Waterfall

2 years ago from Wayne

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Lyrebird

2 years ago from Wayne

Location: Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

Male Lyrebird

2 years ago from Andrew Young

Location: Sherbrooke - ODonohue Picnic Ground

Kokoda display

2 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Fern Tree Gully

Kokoda display board

2 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Fern Tree Gully

Ferntree Gully Education Centre - Ferntree Gully Picnic Area

2 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Fern Tree Gully

Dandenong Ranges NP

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Dandenong Ranges National Park

Sherbrooke Forest, Oil on Canvas by Dusit P.

3 years ago from Gary Collier

Location: Sherbrooke - Sherbrooke Picnic Ground

Sherbrooke Forest

3 years ago from Gary Collier

Location: Sherbrooke - Sherbrooke Picnic Ground

Add change of condition

Change of conditions

  • A deer control program to limit the environmental impact of introduced deer on native species of wildlife and vegetation has resumed in the Dandenong Ranges National Park, Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve and Warramate Hills Nature Conservation Reserve. The affected areas will be closed for public safety during operations with signs displayed at all formal entrance points. Deer removal operations will not be conducted on peak visitor days such as weekends, public holidays or during school holiday periods. For more information visit the Deer Control Program page. at Dandenong Ranges National Park
    Wednesday 18 March, 2015 |
Barbeque
Bird watching
Cafes/restaurants
Camp fires
Cycling
Horse riding
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Playground
Short walk
Sight-seeing

Protecting the tall forests of the Dandenongs, this park is well known for its spectacular Mountain Ash trees and lush fern gullies, and is ideal for relaxing picnics and tranquil forest walks.

The cool mountain elevation affords spectacular panoramic views. There is abundant native birdlife, including crimson rosellas, kookaburras and the superb lyrebird.

Explore the forest on a range of walks, or enjoy a picnic at the Fern Tree Gully Picnic Ground, One Tree Hill or in Sherbrooke Forest.

Nearby coffee shops, restaurants, craft and antique shops, as well as gardens and the historic Puffing Billy train make for a pleasant day out. The park can be reached by public transport from Melbourne.

Opening times for Ferntree Gully picnic ground

  • An automatic gate entry gate is in operation at Ferntree Gully Picnic Ground.
  • The gate opens at 6am and closes at 9pm daily.

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

Popular things to do

walking - park

Living Bush Nature Walk

This great Ferntree Gully walk enables you to experience beautiful native bushland, including spectacular fern gullies and tall eucalypt trees.…

picnic area - table and bbq

One Tree Hill Picnic Ground

One Tree Hill is a small picnic ground at the top of the 1000 steps/Kokoda Track Memorial Walk. Gates close…

picnic area

Sherbrooke - Sherbrooke Picnic Ground

Sherbrooke Picnic Ground sits within the Sherbrooke Forest, the largest section of Dandenong Ranges National Park. A number of walking…

dandenong ranges - walking

Olinda - Olinda Falls Picnic Ground

The Olinda section of Dandenong Ranges National Park, covering 790 hectares between Olinda, Kalorama and the catchment of Silvan Reservoir,…

family picnic

Sherbrooke - ODonohue Picnic Ground

O'Donohue Picnic Ground sits within the Sherbrooke Forest, the largest section of Dandenong Ranges National Park. A number of walking…

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Visitor experiences

Facilities Summary

  • Kiosk
  • Electric/Gas BBQ
  • Picnic table/seat
  • Playground
  • Toilet
  • Gravel carpark
  • Sealed carpark

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Park Statistics

Established

March 1882

Area

3540ha

Contact information

Call Parks Victoria on 13 1963

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