Doongalla Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)


Doongalla Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

The Doongalla Picnic Grounds sits cosy in the surrounds of tall eucalypt trees and on the site of the historic Doongalla Homestead. Enjoy a day out with family or friends and explore the remnants of the homestead which burnt down in 1932.

How to get there

Doongalla Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)



Need to know

Doongalla Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • Restricted opening hours


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees 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.

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