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Monday, April 16, 2012

Exploring Birrarrung Park

Pix taken on April 14,2012.

Situated at the confluence of the Plenty and Yarra Rivers, about 10 km from central Melbourne, this 33 hectare park was an 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.

There is a large lagoon, inhabited by many ducks and other water birds!

Several wood barbecues (wood is provided), picnic tables and shelters are available in the park. Fires are permitted only in the barbecues provided, and small gas barbecues are allowed.

An adventure playground is available for children. There are 2.8 km of flat sealed trails, suitable for skating, cycling and walking.

Pedestrian and cyclist access is available at all times.

Vehicle entry is available from Templestowe Road, Bulleen (Melway 32 H4). Car park gates are open 6am to 6pm, extending to 9pm during daylight savings. 24-hour car parking is available Dogs are permitted in the park but must remain on a leash at all times.

See all of the Photos of my vist, anmd my YouTube video!

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