Dragon Fly Picnic Ground (Karkarook Park)

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Dragon Fly Picnic Ground (Karkarook Park)

The Dragon Fly picnic ground is a the perfect spot for a barbecue picnic with friends and family. You will find electric barbecues, picnic tables (both undercover and in the open), toilets, a playground and an observation tower that overlooks the lake.

Take a stroll along the viewing tower to observe the lake and residing birdlife. Dragon Fly picnic ground is a great access point to many of the surrounding walking trails. Spend time exploring the extensive wetlands, lake environment and bushland. Enjoy access to the lake for fishing and boating activities.

Every Saturday at 8am join in on an organised Parkrun event, extending over 5km the lake and wetlands.

Park gates are closed between dusk and dawn.

How to get there

Dragon Fly Picnic Ground (Karkarook Park)

Facilities

Toilets
Carpark
Lookout
BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Dragon Fly Picnic Ground (Karkarook Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash

Restrictions

  • No drones without a permit
  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • Boating zones apply
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No motorised vehicles, including electric bikes or scooters allowed on management vehicle only paths, tracks or roads

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Temporary Playground Closure

The playground will be closed temporarily until Friday 23rd February whilst repairs are carried out.

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