Ringwood Lake & Park
Located at the corner of Maroondah Highway and Mt Dandenong Road, Ringwood Lake Park is a Maroondah City icon.
Walking, cycling, picnicking, bird-watching, fishing, and the best multiple abilities playground for miles around.
Ringwood Lake Park features a park, lake and bridge, sound shell, Miner's Cottage, playground with accessible equipment, picnic shelters and barbecues, heritage walking trail, bushland and creek and a fern gully walk.
The highlight of Ringwood Lake Park is the playground. melbourneplaygrounds.com.au. Extensive playgrounds are located within the park along with some equipment suitable for children with a disability. The paths around the lake are sealed making the park popular for running and walking, and there are picnic/BBQ facilities, accessible toilets and shade.
The 8.5 hectare park was created in the 1920's with a 1 hectare in size lake with a 1 kilometre shoreline.
1926 the lake was created, with community co-operation, by damming the Sandy Creek which flowed north-westerly to the Mullum Mullum Creek. It was an area of mud, fallen logs and grasses which now provides alternative habitat for wildlife as well as passive recreational opportunities.
Community groups and individuals have contributed both time and funding towards the Park's preservation, including recent works to enhance the cultural value of the park.
The significance of the park has been highlighted through the preservation of the local history, pleasant naturally significant surroundings and by hosting annual festivals.
Ringwood Lake Park is a 10 minute walk from Ringwood railway station. Buses drive right past. Car travellers can park on Maroondah Highway, or use the carpark off Mt Dandenong Road.
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ Cnr Maroondah Hwy and Mt Dandenong Rd Ringwood | Map
✆ (03) 9298 4598
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Ringwood Lake & Park
❊ Also See... ❊
→ Blackburn Lake & Sanctuary
→ Pho Minh Long Vietnamese Restaurant
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