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Westerfolds Park

Beautiful Landscape
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River Rapids
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Kangaroo in the Frost
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Frosty Morning
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Long-billed Corella
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Grey Fantail
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Rainbow Lorikeet - at the edge
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Rainbow Lorikeet
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Park Statistics

  • Established:May 1881
  • Area:140.9ha
Short walk

Situated beside the Yarra River in Templestowe, Westerfolds Park offers over 120 hectares of parkland perfect for picnicking, cycling, walking and canoeing.

There's an adventure playground for the children.

The Main Yarra Trail forms part of the 6km of sealed trails throughout the park.

Enjoy canoeing along the Yarra River and take in the view of the rapids from the Main Yarra Trail.


Pedestrian and cyclist access to Westerfolds Park is available at all times. Vehicle entry is available from: Fitzsimons Lane, Templestowe (Melway 33 G2); or Porter Street, Templestowe (Melway 33 F3).

Gates are open 6am to 6pm, extending to 9pm during daylight savings. A 24-hour car park with pedestrian access is available off Fitzsimons Lane.

Dogs are permitted in the park but must be kept on a leash at all times.

Westerfolds Park is part of the Yarra Valley Parklands.


What's on

  • Junior Rangers

    The summer holidays Junior Ranger program is up and running, and there are heaps of free activities for kids to enjoy! Check out the full list of locations and events, as well as booking information on the Junior Ranger website!

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Popular things to do

  • Canoe Launch Picnic Area Enjoy canoeing along the Yarra River. From the carpark, it is a 60 metre walk to the canoe launching area…

  • Swamp Gum Car Park & Picnic Area Accessibility information The Swamp Gum Picnic Area has barbecues, a picnic shelter and picnic tables. There is a playground nearby.…

  • Porter Street Picnic Area Accessibility information The Porter Street end of the park has two parking areas, Blackwood and Porter Street, both with designated…

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