Dandenong Ranges National Park is a national park situated close to the city of Melbourne, Australia. The park covers 8,700 acres of land and was created in 1987 with the merger of a few areas. The park is around 19 miles east of Melbourne city centre. The park has five different sections, Doongalla Forest, Ferntree Gully, Mount Evelyn Fores, Olinda Forest and Sherbrooke Forest. The national park is known for its scenic trails that lead to stunning views at Mount Dandenong.
The national park is around 39KM to the east of Melbourne city centre. The best way to get to the area is by car, the park has a few car parks and also has parking opportunities along the roads in the park. By train, take the train to ‘Upper Ferntree Gully’.
Opening Times and Admission
The park is a public park, it is open all hours of the day every day. The park does have picnic areas at various locations but these are only open during daylight hours.