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  • Wildlife feeding and handling is not permitted.
  • All the plants and animals in the park are protected. Leave the park as you find it.
  • Bins are not provided. Please take your rubbish with you.
  • Firearms are not permitted.
  • Keep to designated tracks.

Dog regulations

  • Dogs and other pets are not permitted.


  • This park has been assessed to have a high level of bushfire risk and will be closed for public safety on days of Code Red Fire Danger Rating.
  • On days of Code Red Fire Danger parks and forests are not safe places to be. For your own safety, do not enter parks or forests and if you are already there you should leave the night before or early in the morning .
  • Please check current conditions if you plan to visit on a day of severe fire danger. The park, including following picnic grounds will be closed. A notice will be posted on this website in the event of a closure.
    • One Tree Hill
    • Ferntree Gully
    • Grants 
    • Silvan
    • Sherbrooke
    • O’Donohues
    • Doongalla
    • Valley
    • Eagles Nest
    • and the 1000 steps.
  • Fires (including barbecues) must not be lit on days of Total Fire Ban. For more information about Total Fire Bans visit the CFA website.

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