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Police Paddock

The Horsham Police Paddock Reserve is a popular recreational spot that boasts a unique combination beautiful parklands and bush camping.

The reserve is an island whose natural formation led to its use as a place where police horses were rested back in the 19th century.

Police Paddock – Horsham Dam, Picnic Reserve & Camping, Victoria

Today, the reserve is a great spot for nature enthusiasts and walkers as there are excellent recreational facilities available for cyclists and nature walkers. Dogs are permitted in the Horsham Police Paddock, but should remain leashed as there are a number of native birds and animals that live here.

Take a stroll around the reserve with your pets and enjoy a picnic as there are picnic tables and chairs located on site. There are also toilets located nearby.

Camping is permitted at Police Paddock, however there are no powered sites. Bush camping is popular along the banks of the river, and there are no fees for camping. No reservations are required and campers can choose their spot, first in best dressed. There is no potable water, so campers will need to bring enough food and water for their stay.

93 Rasmussen Road
Horsham, VIC

Opening Hours
24 hours


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