Located within suburban Doncaster and Templestowe, this 68 hectare park with a combination of waterways, wetlands, bushland and open space, has it all.
The three picnic areas have all the facilities to make your visit stress-free including: playgrounds; car parks; toilets; shaded areas; electric barbecues and large picnic shelters.
There are three playspaces at Ruffey Lake Park to entertain the kids for hours. The adventurous playground at the Victoria Street entrance includes: swing and tyre swing; slides galore; monkey bars; rock-climbing facilities; fireman poles; swinging rope; chain ladders; flying fox; sand play; climbing challenges; bridges and a tower; playful rock feature with river bed channel with water play gates.
The newly developed area of Ruffey Lake Park, off The Boulevarde, has a ninja warrior course for those seeking action, and a beautiful covered lookout deck for relaxing and gentle exercise.
With many tranquil walking tracks around the park, don't miss the Hill Top Circuit or the Ruffey Creek Circuit. Or take the Ruffey Trail, there is a large sign marking the beginning at The Boulevarde, to Finns Reserve where it joins the Main Yarra Trail.
You can park your car at Victoria Street, The Boulevarde and Church Road North.