Wetlands Walk (Karkarook Park)


Wetlands Walk (Karkarook Park)

The Wetlands Trail of Karkarook Park runs around the perimeter and through the centre of the wetlands. This is a great walk to observe the local birdlife. Watch out for the signs along the way, there is lots of useful information to describe the wetland function and the storm water sediment ponds.

On the eastern side of the lake, the trail runs through the wetlands. Become immersed within the natural environment, as you observe the local birdlife going about their day.

Wetlands walk is a Grade 2 1.4km trail

Park gates are open between dawn and dusk all year round for vehicle access. There is 24-hour pedestrian access to all trails throughout the park.

How to get there

Wetlands Walk (Karkarook Park)

Need to know

Wetlands Walk (Karkarook Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No camping
  • No vehicles
  • No drones without a permit
  • No horses
  • Management vehicle only
  • No fires permitted
  • No firearms allowed
  • No motorised vehicles, including electric bikes or scooters allowed on management vehicle only paths, tracks or roads
  • No fishing


  • Water hazards
    • Shallow water
    • Flash flooding
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

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.
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