Shaws Lake Picnic Area (Lerderderg State Park)


Shaws Lake Picnic Area (Lerderderg State Park)

Bring a picnic basket and set up in the quaint surrounds of Shaws Lake. Surrounded by blackwood trees, make a day of it and bring the family and your dog. Stroll out to the famous Blackwood Mineral Springs or explore the historic township and its rich goldmining history. 

How to get there

Shaws Lake Picnic Area (Lerderderg State Park)



Need to know

Shaws Lake Picnic Area (Lerderderg State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No firearms allowed
  • No camping


  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs 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.

Mackenzie Flat Picnic area - Barbeques OUT OF ORDER

The Barbeques at Mackenzie Flat Picnic area are closed and out of order until further notice.

Seasonal road closures 2022

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate from after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

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