Jells Lake Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)


Jells Lake Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

The Jells Lake Picnic Area sits snug on the shores of the beautiful Jells Lake. With wide open spaces and the lake as your background, the area is perfect for a day out with family and friends. 

How to get there

Jells Lake Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)



Need to know

Jells Lake Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No motorised vehicles, including electric bikes or scooters allowed on management vehicle only paths, tracks or roads


  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
    • Shallow water
  • 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.

Jells Lake Closure

Jells Lake is currently closed. Weather conditions have caused an outbreak of algae in the Lake. Please do not fish, touch the water or let your dog near the water until further notice. 

Jells Lake Jetty Closures

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

Shepherds Bush Boardwalk Closure

The Shepherds Bush Boardwalk is currently closed due to flood damage.
An alternative route can be found in the below document. 

Attachments: Shepherds Bush Boardwalk closure - alternate route (158KB)

Koomba Boardwalk Closure

Koomba Boardwalk will be closed until further notice

Jells Park South BBQs

All BBQ's at Jells Park South (off Ferntree Gully Road) are out of order.

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