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.

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

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