Lillydale Lake & Playground


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Lillydale Lake is open at all times and has a range of facilities and activities to suit everyone, including an all-abilities playground, outdoor fitness station, walking tracks, fishing jetties, BBQs, picnic shelters, sandy beach areas and public toilets.

Come along and have a picnic or barbecue, take a walk around the 28 hectare lake or watch your children enjoy the sandy beaches or playground.

Entry is free.

There are 10 kilometres of shared trail at the park, so if you don't feel like walking - bring your bicycle and take a ride around.

There are two designated dog off-lead areas within the park, dogs must be on leads within all other areas of the park. Please observe park signage. Off lead areas are highlighted in the downloadable map on this page. 

Liberty Swing

The Liberty Swing is located within the All Abilities Playground. The swing is a revolutionary design in play equipment which provides people in a wheelchair the opportunity to laugh and enjoy this new found freedom. A key is required to gain access to use the Liberty Swing. The key can be purchased from the Yarra Ranges Council Customer Service Desk in Lilydale. Once a key is purchased it can be used any time. Please call 1300 368 333 to arrange for a key prior to your visit. 

Sailing at Lillydale Lake

Only non powered boats up to a maximum of 4.5 metres in length with a keel depth of up to 1.0 metre are permitted on Lillydale Lake. For more information on sailing restrictions please contact Melbourne Water on Ph 131 722

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