Woodlands Historic Park
Change of conditionsAdd change of condition
- The pedestrian bridge on Murrup Gurrong Yan walking trail will be closed from Tuesday 22 May to Thursday 24 May for maintenance. at Somerton Rd Picnic Ground, Tuesday 15 May, 2018
- Many sections of the trail network within Woodlands Historic Park are in poor condition due to flood damage. Visitors are advised to take care when walking and take notice of signage. at Woodlands Historic Park, Monday 26 February, 2018
- Established:May 1981
Woodlands Historic Park provides a fascinating glimpse of the landscapes and wildlife seen by European settlers in the 1840s. The park has a 150-year old homestead, Indigenous canoe trees, native woodland and grassland. The fenced ‘Back Paddock’ is a great spot animals, birds and other wildlife.
Plan a picnic, walk or bike ride.
Woodlands Historic Park is open to vehicles daily from 9am to 4.30pm. Pedestrian access is 24 hours.
During daylight saving, the opening hours on weekends and public holidays are extended to 6.00pm.
Woodlands Homestead is open 7 days a week from 10am – 4pm (except Christmas Day). Devonshire tea and coffees are available.
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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