One Tree Hill Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)


One Tree Hill Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Conquer the Kokoda Memorial Walk or as its affectionately know, the 1000 Steps and find yourself at One Tree Hill Picnic Ground. A World War II memorial here commemorates the Battalions involved in the Kokoda campaign.

How to get there

One Tree Hill Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)


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Need to know

One Tree Hill Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • Restricted opening hours
  • No camping
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

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.

Dandenong Ranges National Park closed due to significant storm damage

Dandenong Ranges National Park was heavily impacted by severe storms on 9 June 2021 and will be closed until further notice.
Assessments are still ongoing, but it is anticipated that some areas in the park will be able to open in the coming weeks. Areas where there is extensive damage may be closed for some time. We recommend you check this page for updates on closures.
Please note it is dangerous and illegal to enter closed areas and there is still high risk of further trees and branches falling.

Olinda Falls Toilets Closed

The public toilets at Olinda Falls are closed at least until the end of 2021, due to a major plumbing issue, Parks Victoria is working to resolve the matter as soon as possible. We acknowledge that the toilets have already been closed for a lengthy period, however due to planning and operational constraints the toilet works have been significantly delayed. Other public toilets nearby are at Kalorama Park or the Olinda Township.

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