Sherbrooke Picnic ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

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Sherbrooke Picnic ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Sherbrooke Picnic Ground lies on the edge of the Sherbrooke Forest. Enjoy a picnic in the surrounds of this magnificent and endangered cool temperate rainforest before wandering out to Sherbooke Falls.

How to get there

Sherbrooke Picnic ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Facilities

Carpark
Toilets
BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Sherbrooke Picnic ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No bicycles
  • No fires permitted
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

  • 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.

The following areas remain closed due to severe damage caused by the June 2021 Storm event

Current Closures:

Valley Picnic Ground is Closed to picnicking, visitors can use Boundary Road to access the park however no vehicle access is permitted.

1000 Steps/Kokoda Memorial Walk

Pound Creek Track, Hillclimb Track and Wattle Track in Sherbrooke

Olinda Falls Picnic Area and Falls Track

Mechanics Track and Cascade Track at and near Olinda Falls

May Moon Walk at Kalorama Park

Storm Recovery Works Information Flyer

See attachment for general information

Attachments: DR Storm Damage Works - Autumn 2022 Flyer (1,671KB)

Doongalla Tracks Closure - Dandenong Ranges NP

Planned burning and Candeling operations are scheduled in this park which will result in the closure of  Dacite Tk and Channel Tk from the time a burn is approved for ignition until the area is declared safe. Ignition of the burn is scheduled from May 24th, 2022 and is subject to favourable weather. Check the status of current planned burns at www.vic.gov.au/plannedburns
Further closures will be announced as works progress.

Olinda/Silvan Storm Recovery Works Occurring

Following the 2021 storm events, Parks Victoria is partnering with other government agencies to support recovery efforts on public land. In the Silvan and Olinda areas, VicForest will remove debris and treat hazardous trees to reduce the bushfire risk and enable safe and rapid response to emergencies. Works will also re-establish safe public access and allow the forest to regenerate. Environmental and cultural values are being identified and managed during this process. For your safety please observe signage, do not enter work sites and beware of machinery and trucks. 

The following tracks remain closed until dry weather allows crews to complete:
Yallambie Tk (area 3 - see map). 

The following tracks will be closed from 18 May to 1 June: 
Board Tk, Rd 2, Rd 16 and Rd 15 (area 2 - see map).

Attachments: Silvan.Olinda Recovery Overview Map (288KB)

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