Sherbrooke Picnic ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)


Sherbrooke Picnic ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Sherbrooke Picnic Ground lies on the edge of the Sherbrooke Forest. Enjoy a picnic in the surrounds of this magnificent and endangered cool temperate rainforest before wandering out to Sherbooke Falls.

How to get there

Sherbrooke Picnic ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)


BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Sherbrooke Picnic ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No camping
  • No bicycles


  • 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.

Musk Walking Track Closed until further notice

The Musk Walking Track at Ferntree Gully adjacent to the 1000 Steps is closed due to storm damage, many trees have fallen across this track and some sections are heavily eroded and have subsided.

Planned burning

Planned burning operations are scheduled in the Dandenong ranges  which will result in Tremont hill walking track being closed to the public from the time a burn is approved for ignition until the area is declared safe. Ignition of the burn is scheduled for Saturday  21st of November and is subject to favourable weather. Check the status of current planned burns at

1000 Steps Closure due to COVID19

In response to the advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer about COVID-19, the Ferntree Gully picnic ground, including the 1000 steps/Kokoda Memorial Track walk is closed until further notice. 
For more information please visit

Storm Damage affected Tracks

Tracks heavily impacted by fallen trees in the Dandenong Ranges National Park are Alamein, Outlook, Edgars, Stables, Invermay and Golf Course Tracks. Parks Victoria is working on a plan to clear the fallen trees and seeks the public's patience while we work to clear the hundreds of fallen trees.

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