Jells Park Lake

Jells Park Lake
Jells Park Lake May 2016

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Jells Park - Yabbie Hill

A short walk aound the Hill on Oct 2, 2016. The Yabbie Hill Playscape is designed as a "commando" feature, sponsored by the local Lions Club. Good views across the Dandenong Creek Valley to the Lake and the Lysterfield Hills. Notice the Yabbie claws at the entrance - they grow big there!

Jells Rd entrance
Frog Pond

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Birrarrung Park - Templestowe

A short 2 km walk on October 15, 2016, starting at the main car park and following the Yarra.

Situated at the confluence of the Plenty and Yarra Rivers, this 33 hectare park was in important meeting place for the Wurundjeri people. Birrarrung Park is a significant recreation space within the parks along the Yarra River, incorporating two large ephemeral wetlands.

Several wood barbecues (wood is provided), picnic tables and shelters are available in the park. Fires are permitted only in the barbecues provided, and you are welcome to bring your own small gas barbecue. The toilet block at Birrarrung Park is wheelchair accessible. An adventure playground is available for children. There are 2.8 kilometres of flat sealed trails are suitable for skating, cycling and walking.


Saturday, October 15, 2016

Bushy Park Wetlands - Glen Waverley

A 2.5 km hike on October 14, 2016, starting from the gate at the end of Highbury Rd.

Bushy Park Wetlands is bounded at the north by a remnant orchard accessed from the eastern end of Highbury Road. The southern boundary, near the pony club at Drummies Bridge Reserve, is accessed from High Street Road.

The park's eastern boundary is Dandenong Creek and its western boundary is formed by residential properties in King Arthur Drive and Knights Drive.

A section of the Dandenong Creek Trail provides vantage points overlooking the scenic wetlands.