Walk Category: Short
Getting There: Car, Bus
Walk Area: Melbourne - South
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 25 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes
Walk Details Collated: 2011
Walk Details Provided By: Bushwalking Victoria
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Melways: 78 D7
Car: Take CityLink (Toll way) and Monash Freeway towards S.E. Surburbs. Take Warragul Rd off ramp and follow Warragul Rd south for about 7 km before. Fairchild St is the first turn to the left after South Rd and enter park from Fairchild Street.
Car parking: Free parking is available in 3 car parks throughout the park. Enter via Fairchild Street which is accessed from Warrigal Road. Park in the first, (Dragonfly), car park which is near the Information Centre for the start of the walks.
Public transport: Bus number 903, which travels down Warrigal Road, stops at the end of Fairchild Street. There is an entrance to the park at this corner and a path, approximately 250 metres, leading to the Information Centre and the start of the walks.
Facilities: There are several picnic shelters/pavilions and free electric barbecues in area adjacent to the in the park. Toilets are located at the Information Centre. There is also a children's playground in the Information Centre area. Rubbish bins are not provided so please take all rubbish with you.
Dogs: Dogs are permitted in the park on a leash, and there is a specified off leash area.
Parks Victoria: Karkarook Park
Bushwalking Victoria's advocacy efforts aim to proactively influence decisions that impact on bushwalking and bushwalkers in Victoria, by engaging with key decision makers and land managers such as Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)to ensure that bushwalking issues and opportunities are understood and considered when policies and decisions are made that impact on the bushwalking community in Victoria.
Below is a list of campaigns that we encourage you to join: