Chesterfield Farm (Dandenong Valley Parklands)


Chesterfield Farm (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

Chesterfield Farm is the perfect place to introduce the family to farm life. The fully-working farm offers demonstrations, animal petting and space to set up for a barbecue or picnic. Visit the Chesterfield Farm website for more information.

How to get there

Chesterfield Farm (Dandenong Valley Parklands)



Need to know

Chesterfield Farm (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No fishing
  • No motorised vehicles, including electric bikes or scooters allowed on management vehicle only paths, tracks or roads
  • No horses
  • No dogs allowed
  • No camping
  • No bicycles
  • Management vehicle only
  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed
  • Fees apply
  • Restricted opening hours
  • No fires permitted
  • No vehicles


  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground

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.

Jells Lake Track Closure

A section of trail behind Jells Park Lake has been permanently closed for revegetation.  The main path behind the lake is still accessible.

Shepherds Bush track closure

Shepherds bush boardwalk has been closed to the public due to safety concerns from the recent floods in October 2022 

Attachments: Trail Closure alternate route shep bush KE (158KB)

Jells Lake Jetty Closures

Jetty 1 & Jetty 2 will be closed until further notice.

Koomba Boardwalk Closure

Koomba Boardwalk will be closed until further notice

Shepherds Bush Track closure

Shepherds Bush boardwalk has been closed to the public due to floods in 2022.

Attachments: Trail Closure alternate route shep bush KE (158KB)

Jells Park Toilets

The toilets outside the Visitor Centre (Madeline's Cafe), next to the changing places toilet are currently closed due to a maintenance issue.  
The toilets inside the Visitor Centre are open during Madeline's Cafe's business hours.  

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