Jells Park

Jells Park

Jells Park

Jells Park


Dandenong Valley Parklands is a network of parks running alongside Dandenong Creek in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. Loved by the locals, the green spaces of Jells Park and Chesterfield Farm make for great days out, while Corhanwarrabul and Bush Park Wetlands are perfect for birdwatching.
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Slow down at the Dandenong Valley Parklands and forget you’re in the heart of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Surround yourself with good friends and family in the wide, open spaces of Jells Park, Nortons Park and Shepherds Bush. Wander, cycle or run the tree-lined Dandenong Creek Trail. And bird lovers, set up in one of the bird hides for your chance to spot darters, pelicans, herons and cormorants.

Running through the heart of the park, the Dandenong Creek begins its journey as a series of springs on the western slopes of the Dandenong Ranges before flowing into urban areas and meeting up with the 49km Dandenong Creek Trail. Run, walk or cycle along the scenic trail with your four-legged pooch. The wide-open spaces of Jells Park, Shepherds Bush and Nortons Park were made for fun days out with family, friends and your four-legged pooch. Come prepared for a picnic or barbecue. Or book in at Madeline’s at Jells for something a little more civilized.

As rivers, lakes and reservoirs are natural environments, you may encounter hazards. Follow our water safety advice to make sure your day out at Jells Park is a safe and enjoyable one.

Things to do in the area

Madelines Cafe at Jells Park

Madelines at Jells

Located in the heart of Jells Park and open 7 days for breakfast and lunch,. Madeline’s is the perfect place for a coffee or bite to eat, with views to match. Enjoy the beauty of Jells Park with a little bit of Madeline’s hospitality.
Two friends welcome another couple to share a picnic with them.

Picnic areas and playgrounds in Jells Park

There are several picnic areas with varyng facilities around Jells Park including the Oaks and Ashes, Stringybark and Pines Picnic Areas.
Visitor using the BlindSuare GPS app at Jells Park

BlindSquare app Jells Park

The BlindSquare app is the world’s most widely used accessible GPS-app for people who are blind or with low vision and is available for Jells Park. Through Customised Location Services (CLS), BlindSquare describes where a user is in the park and aids them in finding their way around, including areas not covered by standard GPS like walks, public toilets, picnic areas and barbecues. A free version of the app, called BlindSquare Event, is available. For further information, visit the BlindSquare or Guide Dogs Victoria websites.
Father and son bird watching on boardwalk

Bird watching

From bushland to wetlands and everything in between, parks provide habitat to an abundance of common and rare bird species. Go for a wander and see how many you can spot.

Tours in the area

Bushwalking, four-wheel driving, horse riding, kayaking, rock climbing and mountain biking are just some of the many activities you can experience in Victoria's parks.

If you want to try something new or meet some like-minded people on your next visit to a park, contact a licensed tour operator.

Parks Victoria licenses tour operators who are experts in these activities and more. They will help you get the most out of your visit.

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How to get there

Need to know

Contact Jells Park

Waverley Road
Wheelers Hill VIC 3150
13 1963
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