Sale Common Boardwalk Picnic Area


Sale Common Boardwalk Picnic Area

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Sale Common Boardwalk Picnic Area

Need to know

Sale Common Boardwalk Picnic Area

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No camping
  • No dogs allowed
  • No drones without a permit
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No generators
  • No horses


  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware European wasps
    • Beware feral bees
  • Other warnings
    • 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.

Sale Common Nature Conservation Reserve - Tracks closed

The following tracks will be closed between 5 June 2024 and 20 August 2024 as part of the Trail Upgrade project:
  • South of Stephensons Street to Parks Victoria boardwalk – 410m.
  • Flooding Creek Track (Parks Victoria boardwalk to Latrobe river) - 4120m.

The Trail Upgrade project is the proposed refurbishment of the existing trail (Stephenson Street to boardwalk and Flooding Creek Track) and boardwalk (Stephenson Boardwalk) and the construction of a boardwalk (270 m x 2.5 m) at Flooding Creek, Sale, Victoria.

The project will upgrade paths, signs and aging infrastructure at the 310- ha site and link pathways to existing Lake Guthridge and Lake Guyatt pathways. The construction activities for the project will be located primarily on the eastern side of the Sale Common and is to include the following proposed works:
  • Installation of a new boardwalk across a section of the wetland;
  • Refurbishment of the existing trail and boardwalk;
  • Replacement of an existing boardwalk.

Attachments: 20231211 Sale Common NCR Access Agreement for Environmental Works_DM Signed (1,740KB)

Boardwalk Closure, Sale Common NCR

The Eastern Boardwalk of the Sale Common NCR is closed for public safety due to flood damage.

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