Named after the magnificent Candlebark trees (Eucalyptus rubida), Candlebark Park is at the western boundary of the Yarra Valley Parklands conservation zone and is an
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Named after the magnificent Candlebark trees (Eucalyptus rubida), Candlebark Park is at the western boundary of the Yarra Valley Parklands conservation zone and is an important environmental link between Warrandyte and the Lower Yarra area.
Candlebark Park hosts 1.6 km of the Main Yarra Trail, a multipurpose recreational trail that follows the Yarra River for 38 km to Southbank.
Access to the park
Candlebark Park is beside the Yarra River upstream of Fitzsimons Lane in Templestowe, and is accessible to pedestrians at all times
Car parking with wheelchair access is available from the ‘River Car Park’ in Westerfolds Park, open 8am – 5pm. (Melway 21 G12). 24 hour car parking is available just east of the Fitzsimons Lane bridge off-ramps (Melway 21 G12).
Dogs are not permitted in the park, to encourage wildlfe to return to the area.
26 Nov 2013
Parks Victoria hosted a barbecue this week to thank the large number of Friends and Volunteer groups for the significant contributions they have made in assisting Latrobe and Central Gippsland park management area during 2013. Parks Victoria Ranger in Charge Andy Gillham highlighted that there are 11 formal groups operating…