Grants Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)


Grants Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Grants Picnic Ground sits on the edge of the beautiful Sherbrooke Forest. Enjoy a picnic with lyrebirds, Crimson Rosellas and Rainbow Lorikeets as company. With accessible walks leading off from the picnic ground, be dwarfed by towering Mountain Ash trees in this small pocket of cool temperate rainforest.

How to get there

Grants Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)


BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Grants Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No fires permitted
  • Fees apply
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No horses


  • 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.

Wattle Track (in Sherbrooke Forest) closed indefinitely

Wattle Track in the Sherbrooke Forest area of the Dandenong Ranges National park is closed indefinitely due to a tree falling and destroying the Wattle Track (Long Bridge) foot bridge. Walkers can use Monument Track as an alternative route.

Ramblers Track closed

Ramblers Track at Ferntree Gully is closed until further notice due to a fallen tree blocking access.

Sassafras Creek Trail closed between Moxams Road and Baynes Park

Sassafras Creek Trail is closed between Moxams Road and Baynes Park until further notice due to severe damage from a fallen tree.

Clematis Track Closed due to large fallen tree

A large tree has fallen across Clematis Track blocking access which has necessitated a temporary closure until staff can get there to clear a way through.  This track may be closed for up to 2 weeks, reopening by 20/12/19.

BBQ out of order.

BBQ number 4 is currently out of order.

Bird feeding at Grants Picnic Ground

As of February 2020, bird feeding will no longer be offered at Grants Picnic Ground in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. 

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