Kokoda Track Memorial Walk (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

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Kokoda Track Memorial Walk (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Affectionately known as the 1000 Steps, people come from across Melbourne to test their fitness against the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk. Look out for the bronze plaques that pay tribute to those who died on the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea during the Second World War.

How to get there

Kokoda Track Memorial Walk (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Facilities

Playscape

Need to know

Kokoda Track Memorial Walk (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No bicycles
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No horses
  • Restricted opening hours
  • No camping
  • Management vehicle only
  • No fires permitted

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface
    • Steep track

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.

Hardy Gully Nature Walk Temporary Closure

Hardy Gully Nature Walk in Sherbrooke Forest is closed to visitors for environmental protection reasons for 4 weeks. Alternative short walks include the Margaret Lester Forest Walk and Clematis Track opposite Grants Picnic Ground.

1000 Steps/Kokoda Track Memorial Walk closed until further notice

In response to advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer about COVID-19, the 1000 Steps/Kokoda Track Memorial Walk is closed until further notice.  For more information, please visit www.parks.vic.gov.au/covid19

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