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  • Parks Victoria is conducting works to upgrade facilities for dog walking and play at Nortons Park. Works are scheduled to commence in April 2019 and will be completed by the end of June 2019. There will be temporary disruptions during construction including closures of the works area to ensure the safety of all park visitors. Read more. at Nortons Park, Wednesday 29 May, 2019
  • Four wood barbecues have been removed from Jells Park, to be replaced over time by gas barbecues. There are currently 8 barbecues across the park - 2 at the Pines, 5 at Jells south, 1 at Jells north and 2 at Yabbie Hill. Visitors are encouraged to utilise the gas barbecues available or to bring your own gas barbecue (solid fuel barbecues are not permitted within Jells Park). at Jells Park, Tuesday 11 December, 2018
  • The male and female toilets at Nortons Park have been closed for maintenance. A unisex toilet is still available for use during this period. at Nortons Toilet, Wednesday 29 August, 2018
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  • bushy-park-wetlands

    Bushy Park Wetlands Bushy Park Wetlands is a linear section of parkland running along the Dandenong Creek. Originally this area was timbered with Yarra Gum (Eucalyptus yarraensis) but was cleared by early European…

  • jells-cafe

    Madeline's at Jells Provides a licensed cafĂ©/restaurant and takeaway kiosk. Open for breakfast and lunch as well as catering and function services. For opening hours and further information please visit or phone…

  • shepherds-bush

    Shepherds Bush Enjoy a walk through Shepherds Bush where secluded trails include boardwalk areas through swampy riparian vegetation zones. When you visit be sure to listen out for some of the 90…

  • playground - swings

    Pines Picnic Area Located in Jells Park, the Pines Picnic Area has ample shade, barbecues and picnic tables. The kids will love the nearby Yabby Hill playscape. Toilets are located nearby.

  • family picnic - park

    Chesterfield Farm Chesterfield Farm is a fully working farm and an ideal place to take the family to experience rural farm life. There are a number of farm demonstrations in the all-weather…

  • koomba

    Koomba Park Koomba Park consists of billabongs and lakes fed by the Dandenong Creek. The bird hide provides a perfect way to observe birds in the natural habitat. The trail network…

  • Jells-Park-Oaks-Picnic-Area.jpg

    Oaks and Ashes Picnic Areas - Jells Park Ashes and Oaks picnic areas are located in Jells Park and have excellent facilities, suitable for larger gatherings. The Oaks Picnic Area has electric barbecues, picnic tables and shelters and…

  • family picnic at table - metro park

    Jells East and Stringybark picnic areas Located in Jells Park, Stringybark Picnic Area has electric barbecues, picnic shelters and a playground. Jells East Picnic Area has barbecues. There are toilets nearby.

  • birdwatcher

    Jells Park Jells Park is nestled in the Dandenong Creek Valley, Wheelers Hill, away from the hustle and bustle of urban life. The park attracts over 900,000 visitors a year, with over…

  • nortons

    Nortons Park Enjoy a family picnic on the large lawn or use the electric barbecues in the picnic shelter.Bring your dog - Nortons Park is an off-lead area where you can take…