Discover the wonderful bushland reserves across Whitehorse.
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Go Bush in you own backyard!
One of the most significant parklands for bushland in the northeast is Yarran Dheran. A true escape from busy suburbia, this area is great for a picturesque walk or picnic. Nearby, Antonio Park has some of the best preserved native ground vegetation in Whitehorse. You will find many native birds, lizards and insects and perhaps even a kangaroo!
The bushland reserves in Whitehorse’s southeast include Stephens Reserve which has many wildflowers. Abbey Walk and Campbell’s Croft are an important wildlife corridor. Bellbird Dell, a large bushland park in Whitehorse, has great walking tracks and lots of wildlife.
The southwest contains several bushland areas including Highbury Park. Wurundjeri Walk, a large park which used to be mainly orchards, is now a host to wetlands and a tree-lined creek. There is also Gardiners Creek Reserve, a large park that is mainly land that has been replanted. You can find many birds and insects here.
In the northwest, is Koonung Creek Wetlands that follows Koonung Creek to Elgar Park. It is a haven for many birds, animal and plants. Cootamundra Walk is a long walk with some great tracks and wildlife. Blackburn Creeklands, made up of three parks, is famous for its native bird life. There is also the large Blackburn Lake Sanctuary.