Valley Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

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Valley Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Hidden away from the busy Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Valley Picnic Ground is the perfect spot for a peaceful picnic. Subject to opening times, explore the plethora of walks that lead off into the lush fern-laden forests of the Dandenong Ranges National Park from here.

How to get there

Valley Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Facilities

Carpark

Need to know

Valley Picnic Ground (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

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.

Valley Picnic Ground closed for visitor safety

Valley Picnic Ground is closed until further notice due to recent severe weather damage.

Western Sherbrooke Forest tracks are closed for visitor safety

The Western tracks in Sherbrooke Forest are closed due to storm damage until 2022

Attachments: DRNP_DRG_22OCTOBER2021 (1,023KB)

Olinda Falls Toilets Closed

The public toilets at Olinda Falls are closed at least until the end of 2021, due to a major plumbing issue, Parks Victoria is working to resolve the matter as soon as possible. We acknowledge that the toilets have already been closed for a lengthy period, however due to planning and operational constraints the toilet works have been significantly delayed. Other public toilets nearby are at Kalorama Park or the Olinda Township.

New closing time

Please note that Kalorama Park, Doongalla Homestead Site and Stables picnic ground, Eagle Nest picnic ground, Valley picnic ground, and Silvan Reservoir Park close at 4:00 pm.

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