Grants Picnic Ground, Dandenong Ranges

Huge old trees, fresh crisp air and birds galore, that’s what we love about Grants Picnic Ground in the Dandenong Ranges. Located 41km east of Melbourne and well worth the drive to get out of suburbia. This stunning location in Sherbrooke Forest is home to some of the most carbon dense forest still around and the most common tree you will see is the Mountain Ash, it’s the tallest flowering plant in the world. It’s also home to some pretty amazing bird life, it’s popular with cockatoos, rosellas, kookaburras and if your lucky you might even see a lyrebird!

There are a number of fabulous walking tracks starting from the picnic grounds to enjoy as well as toilet facilities, BBQ shelters and picnic area, as well as a cafe – Grants on Sherbrooke Café where you can purchase food, drinks and souvenirs.

Don’t forget to download your FREE Eco Explorers Nature Scavenger Hunt here to take with you!

Eco Explorers runs Bush Playgroup at Grants Picnic Ground in the Dandenong Ranges and you can find out more about our nature playgroup programs here.