Oaks Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)


Oaks Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

Along with neighboring Ashes Picnic Ground, the Oaks Picnic Ground is perfect for large groups. With large shelters, barbecues and playground for the kids, organise your next gathering here. Dogs on lead are also welcome at Oaks Picnic Ground. 

How to get there

Oaks Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)


BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Oaks Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • Speed restrictions apply
  • No vehicles
  • No firearms allowed
  • Management vehicle only
  • No motorised vehicles, including electric bikes or scooters allowed on management vehicle only paths, tracks or roads
  • No camping
  • No horses
  • No fishing
  • No fires permitted


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware European wasps
    • Beware feral bees
  • 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.

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.

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)

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. 

Koomba Boardwalk Closure

Koomba Boardwalk will be closed until further notice

Jells Lake Jetty Closures

Jetty 1 & Jetty 2 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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