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Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October


This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Changes to the Packhorse Track

Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

Deer Hunting on Snake Island

The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...

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Jells Park

3.7/5 rating (10 votes)
  • Walk Length: 4 km
  • Walk duration: 1.5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Pusher/Wheelchair
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Jells Park

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car, Train & Bus

Walk Area:  Melbourne - East

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  28 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  2009

Walk Details Provided By:  Bushwalking Victoria

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Getting There

Melways:  71 J7

Car: Drive along the Monash Freeway, take the Ferntree Gully Rd off ramp.  Follow Ferntree Gully Rd until you reach Jells Rd.  Turn left and follow Jells Rd until you reach the park access road on corner of Waverely Rd and Jells Rd.  Turn right and follow signs to parking area in Jells Park.  Alternatively you can follow Waverley Rd until you reach the corner with Jells Road then keep left to enter the access road.

Car parking:  Free parking; enter from Waverley/Jells Road corner, next entrance after the Women's Softball Centre.  These gates open at 8am daily.  Check closing times with Visitor Centre.

Public Transport:  Take the Glen Waverley line train to Glen Waverley Station (terminus).  Then the bus, route 754, direction Rowville, bus stop is in Bay 5 on left side of the station.  Request the driver to stop at Heysham Drive.  7-day service.

Public transport timetables

Further Information

Visitor Centre, café/restaurant and kiosk:  For information phone 03 9561 4522 or visit Madeline's at Jells.

Facilities:  There are seats at intervals along track; toilets near Yabby Hill Playscape and Visitor Centre; picnic shelters; barbecues; café and kiosk.

Dogs:  Permitted on leads, but are not permitted in the fenced Conservation Area.

Parks Victoria:  Jells Park

Refer to Melways and Parks Victoria website for more information.  Maps available at Jells Park Visitor Centre.

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