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  • Due to abutment erosion, the Eastern bridge on the Homeshow Trail is closed until further notice. The Western Bridge of the Homeshow Trail remains open. at Westerfolds Park
    Thursday 29 August, 2013 |
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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.


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Facilities Summary

  • Picnic table/seat
  • Playground
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Toilet
  • Gravel carpark
  • Sealed carpark

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Westerfolds parkrun

29 Nov 2014 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the park.

Park Statistics


May 1881



Contact information

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