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Malvern Urban Forest

Dandenong Road, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
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Go and get lost !

I visited again during the school holidays to find children who were playing at getting lost. The... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
Delightful reuse of old railway corridor.

This forest / park corridor runs through Malvern East and Carnegie. Each council has their own... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
pluralty
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Camberwell, Australia
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Jul 1, 2018
“Go and get lost !”
Aug 12, 2017
“Delightful reuse of old railway corridor.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dandenong Road, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

I visited again during the school holidays to find children who were playing at getting lost. The paths are well made and the trail is so narrow that this is a bit hard to do. I delighted in the birds, seen up close, and the...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This forest / park corridor runs through Malvern East and Carnegie. Each council has their own approach to this land - left surplus after the long-ago demise of the outer circle rail line. The north section is bushland and ponds - nicely signed ( no...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

This little forest is on a long strip of land that runs off Dandenong Road near Chadstone. They have put in winding paths to give the appearance that it is much bigger than it is and to cut down the great noise that surrounds it....More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice path to go bike ridding with the kids...Plenty of different trees to see...Close to other parks...Good location....

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

If you don't want to travel all the way to Richmond in order to change from the Glen Waverley line to the Dandenong line, alight at East Malvern railway station. Walk South through the urban forest to Hughesdale railway station. A healthy and enjoyable way...More

2  Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

A great little spot to sit and meditate - not far from the madding crowd and the trams. See the leaves change in Autumn or soak up some sun in the hotter months.

Thank Jane F
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Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Love this place! It's a forest just off the princes hwy. It even as a fair size pond that hosts all kinds of bird life. Hardly anyone knows this place is here. Check it out. Dogs also allowed

Thank JohnG3121
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

I frequently walk my dog through the urban forest and it is a serene and lovely place to visit. I often see young mums and their children exploring. Make sure your dog is on a lead! Well done to staff who care for our slice...More

1  Thank Anne T
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