Ruffey Lake Park

Loved by locals and visitors and flaunted as the park that ‘has it all’.

Ruffey Lake Park three picnic areas which have all the facilities to make your visit stress-free including:

  • playgrounds
  • car parks
  • toilets
  • shaded areas
  • electric barbecues
  • large picnic shelters.

The picnic shelters and barbecues are popular. They are available on a 'first come, first serve' basis, with sharing encouraged.

There are three playspaces at Ruffey Lake Park. The kids will be entertained for hours at the adventurous playground at the Victoria Street entrance which includes:

  • swing and tyre swing
  • slides galore
  • monkey bars
  • rock-climbing facilities
  • fireman poles
  • swinging rope
  • chain ladders
  • flying fox
  • sand play
  • climbing challenges
  • bridges and a tower
  • playful rock feature with river bed channel with water play gates.
     

There are also playgrounds at The Boulevarde and Church Road North entrances.

With many tranquil walking tracks around the park, don't miss the Hill Top Circuit or the Ruffey Creek Circuit. Or take the  Ruffey Trail, there is a large sign marking the beginning at The Boulevarde, to Finns Reserve where it joins the Main Yarra Trail.

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