Dandenong Valley Parklands


Dandenong Valley Parklands


Volunteering in parks is a great way to contribute to conserving Victoria’s special places. The many personal benefits of volunteering include learning more about plants and wildlife, gaining new skills, being in the outdoors, improving health and well being and meeting new friends. Time spent in nature also reduces stress and promotes physical wellbeing.
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Dandenong Valley Parklands

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Nortons Park Picnic Ground and Dog Park (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

    Shepherds Bush track closure

    Shepherds bush boardwalk has been closed to the public due to safety concerns from the recent floods in October 2022 

    Attachments: Trail Closure alternate route shep bush KE (158KB)

  • Jells Lake Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

    Jells Lake Jetty Closures

    Jetty 1 & Jetty 2 will be closed until further notice.

  • Dandenong Valley Parklands

    Jells Lake Track Closure

    A section of trail behind Jells Park Lake has been permanently closed for revegetation.  The main path behind the lake is still accessible.

    Koomba Boardwalk Closure

    Koomba Boardwalk will be closed until further notice

    Shepherds Bush Track closure

    Shepherds Bush boardwalk has been closed to the public due to floods in 2022.

    Attachments: Trail Closure alternate route shep bush KE (158KB)

  • Jells Visitor Centre / Tea House (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

    Jells Park Toilets

    The toilets outside the Visitor Centre (Madeline's Cafe), next to the changing places toilet are currently closed due to a maintenance issue.  
    The toilets inside the Visitor Centre are open during Madeline's Cafe's business hours.  

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