Patterson River Picnic Ground (Patterson River, Patterson River)

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Patterson River Picnic Ground (Patterson River, Patterson River)

Patterson River Picnic Ground provides a tranquil parkland setting surrounded by residential areas for a picnic overlooking Patterson River near the mouth to the Bay. Facilities include BBQs, picnic tables, a large shelter, drink fountain and rubbish bins.

How to get there

Patterson River Picnic Ground (Patterson River, Patterson River)

Facilities

BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Patterson River Picnic Ground (Patterson River, Patterson River)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Deep water

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.

Patterson River entrance depth monitoring survey

The most recent depth monitoring survey of the Patterson River entrance is provided below.

Patterson River survey information disclaimer:
Parks Victoria does not warrant that the information provided is accurate and up to date.

All boat operators are advised to navigate with caution, as conditions can change quickly and sand can accumulate across the entrance and cause reduced depth within the channel.

The information provided is intended as a guide only and does not replace the judgement of the operator of the vessel.  Boat operators should be familiar with Notices to Mariners published on the Victorian Regional Channels Authority website and are advised to check weather and tidal conditions prior to accessing the entrance.  

Depth shown is to Chart Datum.
 
This survey will be replaced when a new one becomes available.

Attachments: 231114-PA (4,833KB)

Patterson River shared path works - section closure of Dandenong Creek Trail

From 4 March to 15 April 2024, a 1km section of the Dandenong Creek Trail will be closed to allow works to widen a section of the trail to 4m. The trail closure will likely be in place over Easter and the Autumn School Holidays. Once complete, the wider trail will be safer for shared use of pedestrians and cyclists.

A detour is in place via Lakeview Shopping Centre, adding approximately 650m to the journey. Access points to the trail are open at Gladesville Boulevard, Pier One Drive and Dahmen Street. No access to the trail will be available via Marine Drive during construction. For further information, contact Patterson.river@deeca.vic.gov.au or visit Community Infrastructure Accessibility and Sustainability Program (forestsandreserves.vic.gov.au).

Attachments: Trail closure map (90KB)

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