Heathland Bush Circuit (Frankston Nature Conservation Reserve)


Heathland Bush Circuit (Frankston Nature Conservation Reserve)

Located in Frankston South, Frankston Nature Conservation Reserve is an ideal place to explore many of the Mornington Peninsula's native plants and animals. Visitors to the reserve can enjoy walking, cycling and jogging.

Starting at the end of the Dam Wall, this 1.8km trail loops through damp heathy woodland. Wander through upper canopy eucalyptus, a shrub layer including wattles and tea-trees, and abundant ground level native grasses and sedges. This wide and flat gradient trail offers an amazing diversity of wildflowers and showcases the remnant bushland of Frankston South.

How to get there

Heathland Bush Circuit (Frankston Nature Conservation Reserve)

Need to know

Heathland Bush Circuit (Frankston Nature Conservation Reserve)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


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


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground

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.
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