Oaks Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

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Oaks Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

Along with neighboring Ashes Picnic Ground, the Oaks Picnic Ground is perfect for large groups. With large shelters, barbecues and playground for the kids, organise your next gathering here. Dogs on lead are also welcome at Oaks Picnic Ground. 

How to get there

Oaks Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

Facilities

Toilets
BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Oaks Picnic Ground (Dandenong Valley Parklands)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash

Restrictions

  • Speed restrictions apply
  • No vehicles
  • No firearms allowed
  • Management vehicle only
  • No motorised vehicles, including electric bikes or scooters allowed on management vehicle only paths, tracks or roads
  • No camping
  • No horses
  • No fishing
  • No fires permitted

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware European wasps
    • Beware feral bees
  • 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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