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Gresswell Nature Reserve

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Main Drive, Macleod, Banyule, Victoria 3085, Australia
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Nice place for a run

There are in fact three Reserves here and are easy to explore on foot. I'd suggest in the hot... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
UrbanDrifter
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Melbourne
Round and round in circles....

Used the internal tracks for jogging while I was there. It was just bush with some tracks through... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Dennis S
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Campbelltown, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Main Drive, Macleod, Banyule, Victoria 3085, Australia
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

There are in fact three Reserves here and are easy to explore on foot. I'd suggest in the hot weather you wear solid footwear because of snakes. Note that there are no barbecues, picnic tables or toilets. If you need these facilities then head to...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Used the internal tracks for jogging while I was there. It was just bush with some tracks through it, but that's what I like. About 3.5k around the perimeter. It is fenced and gated to protect the wildlife within, which I only saw Roos which...More

Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Gresswell Nature Reserve is actually three interlinked wildlife habitats of over 70 hectares in area. The largest, Gresswell Forest is accessible via a number of entry points in Greensborough and Macleod. It is incorrect to describe this area as parkland, it it is a significant...More

Thank Sam C
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

great place to escape the city in the city. best spot to access park is on greenwood drive. follow various paths that are an easy walk. grassland track is the best one to see kangaroos. lovely spot

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Wouldn't believe that a forest with Kangaroos roaming freely is accessible so close to the city. Well preserved patch of forest with frequent wild kangaroo sighting. Great place to have a serene walk

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We have visited here may times over the years and have never been disappointed - but we have been lucky to see kangaroos each time. We have even seen joeys still in the pouches which was extremely exciting for our overseas visitors. The reserve is...More

Thank Sally B
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Gresswell Nature Reserve is actually a series of reserves adjoining Latrobe University. There are many access points and some lead to wide, easy walking tracks, while others have steep slopes and are overgrown. Most "gates" would not admit a wheelchair, so you could say...More

Thank platypus150
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