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As one of the major recreation areas situated on the Yarra River, Banksia Park covers 23 hectares of gently undulating open space. Like most of the Lower Yarra area, Banksia Park is classified as 'Riparian Floodplain Woodland' featuring River Red...more
Templestowe Road, Bulleen, Manningham, Victoria 3105, Australia
It's a great size but no bins and not the normal off lease dog area if you dog wants to play with other dogs it seems frown upon more for well trained anti social dogs and owners.
Weve got a beautiful labrador that just wanted...More
This is a big expanse of green parkland beside the river, so be prepared for fresh air and walking once you're off the horribly busy roads running through the north-eastern suburbs. You could combine some time in the park with a visit to the Heide...More
What a beautiful park hidden away from the surrounding busy streets! The fenced in off-lead dog area is a great size and space for your dog to enjoy. Our dog loved exploring the area and meeting other dogs. Drinking water is available for dogs when...More
Regular visits for our two dogs means they meet new dogs, play and run, and come home exhausted! Always another dog or two there means you also get to have a chat while you walk! Stunning location by the river especially as the mist rises...More
Spacious, open caters to a large section of the community, from dogs walkers to children learning to ride bikes, fishermen, cyclists, etc; fine picnic facilities; good interpretive signs small water feature for water birds. WARNING: keep away from long tall grass unless you like snakes....More
The park is large and open with plenty of space to walk. The highlight is the fenced, off lead dog area which our Springer Spaniel adored. On the down side, because there are no bins in this privately owned park dog walkers tend to leave...More
While Banksia Park is quite close to main roads, it follows the meandering Yarra River and hence can feel quite secluded.
On a pleasant early summer day I saw noisy miners, rainbow lorikeets and magpies - nothing out of the usual - but the 'maggies'...More