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Grampians Gardens & Parks

Grampians gardens and parks are some of the most beautiful attractions in the region.

With a wealth of plant and flower species, visitors who appreciate gardens will find a lot of unique and interesting experiences in the Grampians.

Grampians Parks & Gardens, Public Ovals & Sports Grounds Map, VIC




Central Park, located in Stawell, is famous for being home to the iconic Stawell Gift foot race that takes place every Easter. The park itself is surrounded by several stunning gardens and peppered by majestic trees and vibrant grassy areas. The Central Park oval is equipped with recreational amenities including netball courts and has hosted several popular sporting events through the years. If you enjoy history, we recommend exploring the many historical buildings located just outside the oval’s perimeter.

Lake Hamilton is a tranquil lake in West Hamilton, best-loved for both relaxing and adventurous holidays. It’s a particularly great destination among the Grampians gardens and parks for scenic fishing, rowing, and canoeing all while taking in a view. Fishing enthusiasts frequent Lake Hamilton for the abundance of fish including golden perch, Redfin, and various species of trout including the brown trout and rainbow trout. During the spring and summer, families and friends flock to Lake Hamilton for a refreshing swim.

The Halls Gap Botanical Gardens are not to be missed. As one of the most popular Grampians gardens and parks, it’s famed for housing one of the country’s most extensive collection of native plants and several other thrilling features for both young and old. Visitors are encouraged to explore the several walking tracks. Nearby, the MacKenzie Falls and Halls Gap Zoo also make for great side trips.

Another one of the popular Grampians parks is the beautiful Alexandra Gardens Park. It’s easily accessible, conveniently located within the heart of Ararat. The walk-in fernery is a major attraction here, showing off an impressive display of ferns that give visitors the feeling of being in a truly exotic destination.

Other parks and gardens worth checking out in the Grampians include Sawyer Park, Cato Park, the Hamilton Botanic Gardens, and Avoca Chinese Garden, to name a few.



Central Park

Central Park

Stawell, VIC

Central Park is an oval in Stawell; best known for being home to the famous Stawell Gift foot race at Easter. It is conveniently located in the heart of the town, surrounded by beautiful gardens, grassy areas, and trees...

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Lake Hamilton

Lake Hamilton

Hamilton, VIC

Lake Hamilton is a beautiful lake located in West Hamilton. The calm waters of the lake offer picture-perfect opportunities for visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of the area. A picnic by the lakeside creates a...

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Halls Gap Botanical Gardens

Halls Gap Botanical Gardens

Halls Gap, VIC

Halls Gap Botanical Gardens is a popular tourist attraction, known for housing one of the most expansive collections of plants that are native to the area. An incredible array of art installations further enhances the...

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Horsham Botanical Gardens

Horsham Botanical Gardens

Horsham, VIC

Horsham Botanical Gardens – Address & Map, Victoria Over the years, individuals have taken part in preserving the garden by making donations of trees and shrubs to ensure that the gardens provide a haven for...

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Cato Park

Cato Park

Stawell, VIC

Cato Park is located right in the heart of Stawell, and is one of the most popular recreational spots in the region. The park forms part of the beautiful surroundings of the Cato Lake, has a children’s playground...

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Hamilton Botanic Gardens

Hamilton Botanic Gardens

Hamilton, VIC

The Hamilton Botanic Gardens is a beautiful park set on four hectares with fountains, rare trees, animal and bird enclosures. The Hamilton Botanic Gardens is very special as it has artistic, historical and botanical...

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Sawyer Park

Sawyer Park

Horsham, VIC

Sawyer Park is a lush green recreational area located right next to by the Wimmera River. Frequented by families and visitors looking for a tranquil place to relax, the park is equipped with amenities for a comfortable...

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Alexandra Gardens Park

Alexandra Gardens Park

Ararat, VIC

Fancy a tranquil getaway that is easily accessible in Grampians? Check out the Alexandra Gardens Park, a scenic garden in the heart of Ararat. Located on Vincent Street, the gardens are an attraction for visitors from...

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Avoca Chinese Garden

Avoca Chinese Garden

Avoca, VIC

The Avoca Chinese Garden is a beautiful Chinese heritage site in the Grampians. Also known as the Garden of Fire and Water, the tranquil area is a great place for visitors to learn about Chinese culture. Avoca Chinese...

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Lakes Edge Adventure Playground

Lakes Edge Adventure Playground

Hamilton, VIC

Lakes Edge Adventure Playground is a spacious playground where families can spend hours playing in a safe environment. It was built in 2013 thanks to the help of the Commonwealth Government, and today is one of the most...

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Pink Lake

Pink Lake

Dimboola, VIC

Pink Lake (Loch Iel Reserve) is a surreal natural attraction located 7km away from Dimboola. Its claim to fame is its beautiful pink colour, created by a pigment produced by microscopic algae. This one-of-a-kind salt...

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Dunkeld Arboretum

Dunkeld Arboretum

Dunkeld, VIC

The Dunkeld Arboretum is a popular attraction you should check out whilst visiting the Grampians as it boasts a stunning view of wildflowers and an abundance of natural wildlife. Within the Arboretum, you will see...

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Sister Rocks

Sister Rocks

Stawell, VIC

The Sister Rocks are a popular attraction just outside of Stawell on the Western Highway. The attraction is best known for its collection of massive granite boulders that have been scattered and placed on top of each...

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Wannon Falls

Wannon Falls

Hamilton, VIC

Wannon Falls is an exceptional phenomenon of nature which lies just 20kms from Hamilton. The formation of the waterfalls resulted from the directional flow of lava to Wannon River, resulting in the spectacular display...

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Green Hill Lake

Green Hill Lake

Ararat, VIC

Green Hill Lake is a picturesque camping reserve located off the Western Highway in Ararat. Travellers, locals, and camping enthusiasts alike all have many fun and exciting outdoor activities to enjoy here. Green Hill...

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Nigretta Falls

Nigretta Falls

Hamilton, VIC

Nigretta Falls, formerly the Upper Wannon Falls, are located within the Grampians region about 16kms from Hamilton. Nigretta Falls’ water comes from Wannon River and plunges over numerous rocky structures to...

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Melville Oval

Melville Oval

Hamilton, VIC

Melville Oval is a popular sporting venue in Hamilton, with the greens typically used for hosting cricket matches. The oval has historical significance because it was used as the main recreational reserve of Hamilton...

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Mitchell Park

Mitchell Park

Hamilton, VIC

Mitchell Park is one of Hamilton’s top parks and recreation reserves. It features a dual-purpose oval that is used for both football and cricket, as well as athletic facilities. Mitchell Park, Playground, Ovals...

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Hamilton Parkrun

Hamilton Parkrun

Hamilton, VIC

The Hamilton Parkrun is a free community event held weekly, where participants go on a 5-kilometre run, walk, or jog around Lake Hamilton. People of all ages and abilities can join and use the walk as part of their...

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Mount Rouse

Mount Rouse

Penshurst, VIC

Mount Rouse is an extinct volcano that lies in the charming town of Penshurst, just twenty minutes south-east from Hamilton. The mountain rises 100 metres into the air and is an iconic landmark in the region. Mount...

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Horsham City Oval

Horsham City Oval

Horsham, VIC

The Horsham City Oval, also known as the Horsham Recreation Reserve, is a sports facility that caters to the local community. The facilities include an AFL / cricket oval, netball courts, grandstand, clubrooms and...

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May Park

May Park

Horsham, VIC

May Park is a beautiful open recreational space located along Dimboola Road and Bailie Street in Horsham. Visitors of all ages and abilities can come to play, while families can unwind on a picnic rug and use the BBQ...

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Wartook Gardens

Wartook Gardens

Wartook, VIC

The Wartook Gardens are one of Australia’s finest examples of a native garden; home to over 1,000 different kinds of plants that include several rare varieties that you won’t find anywhere else. Botany...

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Hamilton Reservoir

Hamilton Reservoir

Hamilton, VIC

Hamilton Reservoir, one of the many attractions in the Grampians, has a scenic and serene environment that makes it ideal for a weekend getaway for those visiting the Grampians region. Locals and visitors all enjoy the...

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Haven Recreation Reserve

Haven Recreation Reserve

Haven, VIC

Haven Recreation Reserve is a family-friendly outdoor venue servicing the communities in and around Horsham Rural City in Haven. It features numerous sports and play facilities including a basketball court, tennis...

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Queen Mary Gardens

Queen Mary Gardens

St Arnaud, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Queen Mary Gardens...

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Settlers Walk

Settlers Walk

Cavendish, VIC

Settlers Walk is an iconic attraction in the Grampians, as it was established to honour the Soldier Settlers of the mid-20th century. A stroll along Settlers Walk reveals plaques on the rocks that dot the river’s...

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Apex Adventure Island

Apex Adventure Island

Horsham, VIC

Apex Adventure Island is a beautiful family-friendly play area perched along the banks of the Wimmera River in Horsham. Scenic all around, the playground’s facilities are a favourite of children but adults are...

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Crombie Garden

Crombie Garden

Victoria Valley, VIC

Crombie Garden is a great place to stop if you are heading south from the Grampians, as it is a quiet little garden which is open by appointment. Located in the red gum valley, you will be able to view a range of...

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Goldsworthy Park

Goldsworthy Park

Nhill, VIC

Goldsworthy Park is a beautiful and conveniently located Park in the heart of Nhill. The playground here is surrounded by fences and features basic structures including a walkway, dual wave slides, chain bridge, swings...

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Harmans Valley Lookout

Harmans Valley Lookout

Byaduk, VIC

Harmans Valley Lookout is located along Hamilton-Port Fairy Rd in Byaduk. The valley is of great geological importance particularly because of the explosion of Mt Napier around 40,000 years ago, causing a great flow of...

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Hirl Parklands & Bandicoot Enclosure

HIRL Parklands & Bandicoot Enclosure

Hamilton, VIC

HIRL Parklands & Bandicoot Enclosure is a popular attraction that allows visitors to see beautiful Australian bandicoots up close. HIRL (Hamilton Institute of Rural Learning) established the enclosure especially for...

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Horsham Botanic Gardens

Horsham Botanic Gardens

Horsham, VIC

The Horsham Botanic Gardens are a tranquil location for those who would like to enjoy some quiet time whilst touring Horsham in Victoria. The botanic gardens cover an area of approximately 3.5 hectares and are managed...

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Jaypex Park

Jaypex Park

Nhill, VIC

Jaypex Park serves as the gateway for visitors who want to visit the Nhill Swamp Boardwalk. It’s conveniently located along Victoria’s Western Highway in Nhill – halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne...

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Kennedy Oval

Kennedy Oval

Hamilton, VIC

Kennedy Oval is one of the leading recreation reserves of Hamilton in the Southern Grampians. It’s best known for being the main venue for cricket matches in the area. Kennedy Oval, Cricket Club, Clubrooms &...

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Lord Nelson Park

Lord Nelson Park

St Arnaud, VIC

Lord Nelson Park is a community space in St Arnaud that features recreational facilities available for public use. These include netball courts, an oval, and a pavilion; all ideal for a day of sport and fun outdoors...

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One Tree Hill Lookout

One Tree Hill Lookout

Ararat, VIC

One Tree Hill Lookout is a popular spot in the Grampians, best known for its spectacular views of the region’s rugged landscape. From the lookout point, one can soak in views of the iconic Grampians National Park...

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Pedrina Park

Pedrina Park

Hamilton, VIC

Pedrina Park is an oval and playground with numerous facilities for adults and kids to enjoy an active day. It serves as a major sporting venue, with three dual-purpose ovals, soccer field, synthetic hockey pitch, and 8...

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Penshurst Wetland Gardens

Penshurst Wetland Gardens

Penshurst, VIC

The Penshurst Wetland Gardens is the ideal destination for nature lovers and botany enthusiasts. It’s home to an impressive collection of endemic and native plants; thanks to a carefully-planned conservation plan...

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Peter Francis Points Arboretum

Peter Francis Points Arboretum

Coleraine, VIC

The Peter Francis Points Arboretum is a centre that houses a collection of plants native to Australia, and whose operations are managed by Parks Victoria. The arboretum covers an area that spans 100 acres and is home to...

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Police Paddock

Police Paddock

Horsham, VIC

The Horsham Police Paddock Reserve is a popular recreational spot that boasts a unique combination of beautiful parklands and bush camping. The reserve is an island whose natural formation led to its use as a place...

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Rabl Park

Rabl Park

Murtoa, VIC

Rabl Park is a family-friendly public space right by Lake Marma. What was once a swamp and wasteland area is now a beautiful and relaxing area for all to enjoy, thanks to recent developments. Rabl Park, BBQ Facilities...

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Rupanyup Memorial Park

Rupanyup Memorial Park

Rupanyup, VIC

The Rupanyup Memorial Park is a popular camping and caravan area in Victoria. It’s a great, quiet spot to base yourself in as you explore the Rupanyup Silo Art, the entire Silo Art Trail, and the Woods’...

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Stawell Arboretum

Stawell Arboretum

Stawell, VIC

Stawell Arboretum is conveniently located on Upper Sloane Street in Stawell and provides an enticing escape from the town into the lush green scenery. The arboretum was designed and developed with the aim of reversing...

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Wakefield Park Garden

Wakefield Park Garden

Cavendish, VIC

Wakefield Park Garden is a private garden that teems with lush manicured lawns and lots of shaded spaces. The expansive garden covers a hectare and is home to mature English trees that tower well above the flower beds...

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Yatmerone Wildlife Reserve

Yatmerone Wildlife Reserve

Penshurst, VIC

The Yatmerone Wildlife Reserve is a stunning Nature Conservation Reserve where visitors can come to appreciate the local flora and fauna. The entire area has been reserved for Management of Wildlife, according to the...

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Zumsteins Park And Historical Site

Zumsteins Park and Historical Site

Zumsteins, VIC

Zumsteins Park and Historical Site is a beautiful yet underrated destination in Zumsteins in the Grampians. Located along the banks of the stunning MacKenzie River, this park was once the home of a historical settlement...

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