Parks, Reserves and Trails

Overview

This section of the website provides a summary of the parks, reserves and trails within Murrindindi Shire. Further information about parks, reserves and trails can also be found on the regions tourism websites. Links to these websites are located on our Visitors page. 

Council Parks, Gardens & Reserves

Council maintains a number of picturesque parks, gardens and reserves across Murrindindi Shire. For further information regarding any of these facilities contact Council on (03) 5772 0333. If you wish to submit a customer request regarding any of our parks, gardens or reserves click here to fill out a customer request form. 

Name  Location Features
Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve  53 William Street, Alexandra Sports oval, toilets, seating, netball courts, pavilion, play equipment
Apex Park 105 High Street, Yea BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, play equipment
Bollygum Park  40 Whittlesea Road, Kinglake Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, walking trails, skate facilities, seating, play equipment 
Buxton Recreation Reserve 2 Mareeba Avenue, Buxton Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, walking trails, BMX park, tennis courts, river access, information board, play equipment, exercise equipment
Castella Central Park Cnr Melba Highway and Healesville Kinglake Road, Castella Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, walking trails, car parking
 CJ Dennis Reserve 1717 Healesville Kinglake Road, Toolangi  Toilets, picnic tables, play equipment
Eildon Recreation Reserve (John Coller Oval) 2 Eildon Road, Eildon Sports oval, toilets, walking trails, seating, tennis courts, pavilion
Flowerdale Community House 36 Silver Creek Road, Flowerdale Toilets, seating, play equipment
Frank Thompson Reserve 265 Whittlesea Road, Kinglake BBQ, picnic tables
Gallipoli Park Falls Road, Marysville Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, sports oval, walking trails, play equipment, reflective garden
Glenburn Recreation Reserve 3881 Melba Highway, Glenburn Picnic tables, play equipment
Gobur Racecourse and Recreation Reserve 45 Golfcourse Road, Gobur Toilets, BBQ, tennis courts, play equipment
Gould Park Gould Terrace, Marysville Play equipment
Gum Tree Gully Reserve Cnr Fourth Street and High Street Picnic tables, walking trails, play equipment
Hec Ingram Reserve Maroondah Highway and Bayley Street, Alexandra Picnic tables, rotunda, skate facilities, seating, BMX park, creek access, play equipment, car parking
Jack Sheil Gardens 31 Perkins Street, Alexandra Seating, flower gardens, monument
Kinglake Memorial Reserve 1 Exton's Road, Kinglake  Sports oval, tennis courts, netball courts, play equipment
Kinglake West Mechanics Institute Reserve 1055 Whittlesea Kinglake Road, Kinglake West BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, monument, play equipment
Kinglake West Recreation Reserve 1061 Whittlesea Kinglake Road, Kinglake West Rotunda, sports oval, tennis courts
Leckie Park 22 Vickery Street, Alexandra  Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, sports oval, walking trails, play equipment
Lions Park, Eildon Riverside Drive, Eildon  Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, walking trails, pondage access, play equipment
Lions Park, Kinglake Cnr Whittlesea-Kinglake Road and Extons Road, Kinglake BBQ, rotunda, play equipment
Lions Park, Yea 101 High Street, Yea Rotunda
Marysville Heart 13 Murchison Street, Marysville  Toilets, rotunda, seating, river access
Marysville KIN Playspace 3 Murchison Street, Marysville Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, sports oval, walking trails, monument, play equipment
Marysville Skate Park 15 Falls Road, Marysville Skate facilities including a half pipe and a fluent unique set of rollers catering for all users
Molesworth Recreation and Camping Reserve 4352 Goulburn Valley Highway, Molesworth Toilets, BBQ, sports oval, walking trails, camp sites, caravan sites
Moore Park Reserve 1398 Main Street, Eildon Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, play equipment
Moores Road Reserve Moores Road, Flowerdale  Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, walking trails, creek access
Mount Pleasant Reserve and McKenzies Flora Reserve Mount Pleasant Road, Alexandra Walking trails, information board, car parking, dogs not permitted
Narbethong Forest Reserve  608-626 Maroondah Highway, Narbethong  Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, walking trails, information board, play equipment, car parking
Park Avenue Reserve Park Avenue  Walking trails
Payne's Park 40 Bayley Street, Alexandra Picnic tables, seating, play equipment
Rotary Park  38 Grant Street, Alexandra Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, seating, flower gardens, creek access, stage, play equipment
Seventh Street Reserve Seventh Street, Eildon  Play equipment
Spring Valley Recreation Reserve 748 Spring Valley Road, Flowerdale Sports oval, tennis courts
Strath Creek King Parrot Park Strath Creek Road BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda
Strath Creek Pioneer Reserve 1 Glover Street, Strath Creek Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, play equipment
Taggerty Public Purpose Reserve Cnr Maroondah Hwy and Taggerty Thornton Road, Taggerty Picnic tables, rotunda, river access
Terip Terip Recreation Reserve 8 Springs Road, Terip Terip Toilets, tennis courts
The Semicircle 65 High Street, Yea  Toilets, picnic tables
Thornton Recreation Reserve 1340 Thornton Taggerty Road, Thornton Toilets, sports oval, seating, netball courts, play equipment
Toolangi Recreation Reserve 68 Cherry's Lane, Toolangi  Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, sports oval
Toolangi Tall Trees Trail 2042 Healesville Kinglake Road, Toolangi Toilets, walking trails, information board
Tumbling Waters 1089 Taggerty-Thornton Road, Thornton Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, seating, river access, play equipment 
 Yarck Recreation Reserve 14 Yarck Road, Yea Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, sports oval, tennis courts, play equipment
Yea Public Gardens 2 The Cresent, Yea Seating, flower gardens
Yea Railway Reserve and Skate Park  16 Station Street, Yea  Toilets, BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, skate facilities, play equipment
Yea Recreation Reserve 18 Snodgrass Street, Yea  Toilets, sports oval, tennis courts, netball courts
Yea Racecourse and Recreation Reserve 98 Racecourse Road, Yea Toilets, picnic tables, racecourse
Yea Wetlands and Flora Fossil Site Goulburn Valley Highway and Hood Street BBQ, picnic tables, rotunda, walking trails, seating, information board

National Parks in the Murrindindi region

For information on the following National Parks visit http://parkweb.vic.gov.au or call 131 963.

National Parks 
Cathedral Ranges National Park
Kinglake National Park
Lake Eildon National Park
Yarra Ranges National Park

State Forests in the Murrindindi region

For information on the following State Forests visit http://www.delwp.vic.gov.au/parks-forests-and-crown-land/visiting-parks-and-forests or phone 136 186.

State Forests 
Big River State Forest
Black Range State Forest
Marysville State Forest
Mt Robertson State Forest
Mt Disappointment State Forest
Murrindindi Scenic Reserve
Rubicon State Forest
Tallarook State Forest
Toolangi State Forest

Hume Region Significant Tracks and Trails Strategy

The Hume Region Significant Tracks and Trails Strategy seeks to promote tourism potential and to secure funding and resources to develop, enhance, upgrade and maintain regionally significant tracks and trails in the Hume region.

The Hume region encompasses 40,000 square kilometres of land, incorporating Murrindindi Shire. Murrindindi Shire Council is pleased to have had considerable input into the strategy.

Strategy Documents 
Hume Region Significant Tracks and Trails Strategy 2014 - 2023(PDF, 7MB)
Hume Region Significant Tracks and Trails Strategy 2014 - 2023 Appendix(PDF, 8MB)
Hume Region Significant Tracks and Trails Strategy 2014 - 2023 Audit of existing significant tracks and trails(PDF, 6MB)
Hume Region Significant Tracks and Trails Strategy 2014 - 2023 Basic planning and design considerations(PDF, 3MB)