News & events | 30 October 2020

Top 6 parks and dog parks near Wallara Waters in Wallan

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People absolutely love the outdoor lifestyle that Wallara Waters offers!

The area is absolutely surrounded by natural beauty with plenty of spectacular parklands and amenities in Wallan.

If you’re considering purchasing a house and land package in Wallan, read on for our exclusive list of parks near Wallara Waters that are great for dogs and their humans.

 

1. Kilmore Dog Park

Everyone needs to get out of the house every now and then, and the family dog is no exception.

Residents at Wallara Waters are lucky to be only a short trip away from Kilmore Dog Park, which is set to be complete soon. 

Thanks to a $30,000 commitment from the Victorian Government, the proposed dog park will cover a total area of 25m by 50m. 

The dog park will be fully fenced in so that you can let your furry friend off the lead and let them go absolutely wild while you catch up with your neighbours. 

The park will also include a water fountain so that you can leave the lead and the water bowl at home.

 

2. Airfield Park

Airfield Park is the quiet local park that you remember from childhood with the equipment your kids will love.

The colourful playground has a mini rock climbing wall, swings, and monkeybar. 

Conveniently located within Wallara Waters, it’s perfect for some mid-week fresh air plus a quick game of footy in the surrounding grassy open space. 

You will love going for a walk in this peacefully landscaped park. 

The lovely shelter and sitting area is also perfect for relaxing, reading a book, or having a cup of coffee while you supervise.

 

3. Wallan Fenced Dog Park

This park is a small but lovely fenced dog park within the Wallan Community Park. 

A beloved community hub, it is also near Wallan Scout Hall and a quick walk down the street from ALDI.

You can easily drop by this intimate park on your errand run so your furry friends can freely roam for a little while.

 

4. Hadfield Park

Hadfield Park is the fully featured park that must have been built by the top builders in Melbourne!

The main playground in the park has a five-storey treehouse tower with three slides and engaging climbing obstacles. 

The fun doesn’t stop there, with a number of swing sets and nest swings, merry-go-round and sand pits. 

It also sports a 25m long flying fox, with an inclusive seat so that no one has to miss out on the next family trip to Hadfield Park. 

In Summer, this park transforms into a water fun park, with water features and fountains that come to life so that your kids can cool off (and have fun doing it) on those steamy summer days. 

The recent addition of a skate park means that even the teens will get excited about every trip to Hadfield park.

It’s not all about the kids though.

The BBQ area and toilets mean that you can meet up with friends and set up for the afternoon while the kids go wild on all the great amenities this Wallan park has to offer.

Hadfield Park is the spot that will always have you coming back for more.

 

5. Merri Creek Park

Merri Creek Park is a peaceful community park that’s great for fresh air and getting active.

During the school term, you can come down on weekday mornings to enjoy a Live Life, Get Active fitness camp. 

This free program that makes healthy living easy and connects people in the community with one another.

Complete with BBQ and a well-equipped wooden playground, this is the perfect spot to spend a peaceful afternoon away from it all.

Merri Creek Park touches on the Merri Creek, a pristine bushland paradise, brimming with iconic Australian wildlife. 

Any quiet spot on the Merri Creek is a paradise with singing galahs and chirping crickets that will make you feel like you’re a million miles away from the city.

As an important and biodiverse habitat for the large number of plants and animals that call it home, groups in the area are working to preserve this special place for generations to come. 

Currently, the Merri Creek Parklands extend from close to the centre of Melbourne, all the way up to beautiful Wallan, with aspirations to extend it up the full length of the Merri.

 

6. Roulston Reserve

Roulston Reserve is another great park for kids of all ages. 

The playground is equipped with a hypnotic merry-go-round, swings and nest swings, as well as a gigantic playground and obstacle course. 

The obstacle course contains a wooden rope bridge, monkey bars, slippery dips, rock climbing wall and a rope cage that is sure to bring the Indiana Jones out of your kids. 

The half basketball course makes this a great spot to bring your teenagers to shoot the ball around with a number of picnic tables and an undercover area where you can take it easy.

This is only just touching the tip of the iceberg when it comes to parks and amenities in Wallan, with many more spots for you and your family to discover and fall in love with.

 

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