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Russell Family Park

Russell Family Park
Montville
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0.8km
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Enjoy a beautiful park behind the main st (Main St) of Montville.

SUITABILITY
Suitable for walkers, prams and wheelchairs and recreational cyclists. It’s an easy grade.

HIGHLIGHTS
Wheelchair and grandfolk friendly, Family Park in Montville is just that. Perfect to stroll off all the coffee and cake and other delectables from Montville’s many main street café’s. Or take a seat and watch the ducks or grey herons on the lake or your kids in the playground. It’s right in town, so take a peek and enjoy. At certain times of year you can enjoy flowering trees. At other times, there are lots of ferns and water plants to admire.

This newly developed 7.3 ha park features a wooden band stand, a windmill, two lakes, with signed heritage walking paths and hills for children to safely roll down. At the northern end is a rainforest and a flying fox that even adults can enjoy.

AFTERWARDS
Take a picnic or BBQ supplies and enjoy a relaxed lunch in the park or stroll through Montville’s main street and revive yourself at one of the many establishments. For some more excitement head to Kondilla Falls, only 5 mins drive away.

HOW TO GET THERE
To the starting point: Head to the Montville Visitor information Centre on Main St, just past Western Avenue. At the Centre there is an off street car park. Walk or cycle though the carpark and you will find the park.

To the end point: The end point is the same as your starting point.

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  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for wheelchairsSuitable for wheelchairs
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for walkingSuitable for walking
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for recreational cyclingSuitable for recreational cycling
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for mountain bikingSuitable for mountain biking
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for horse ridingSuitable for horse riding
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for kayakingSuitable for kayaking
  • Icon showing this activity has drinking water availableDrinking water available
  • Icon showing this activity does not have drinking water availableNo drinking water available
  • Icon showing this activity has a barbeque on siteBarbeque on site
  • Icon showing this activity has a picnic table on sitePicnic table on site
  • Icon showing this activity has toilets on siteToilets on site
  • Icon showing fires are permitted at this activityFires permitted
  • Icon showing fires are prohibited at this activityFires prohibited
  • Icon showing camping is permitted at this activityCamping permitted
  • Icon showing camping is prohibited at this activityCamping prohibited
  • Suitable for walking Suitable for walking black lines Suitable for walking
  • Suitable for recreational cycling Suitable for recreational cycling Suitable for recreational cycling
  • No drinking water available No drinking water available No drinking water available
  • barbeque on site barbeque on site Barbeque on site
  • Picnic table on site Picnic table on site Picnic table on site
  • toilets on site toilets on site Toilets on site
  • Fires prohibited Fires prohibited Fires prohibited
  • Camping prohibited Camping prohibited Camping prohibited
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Review Date: 17/08/2020

A visit to the picturesque village of Montville, perched charmingly atop the Blackall Range is an absolute 'must-do' in any tourist's book. But for us locals, a visit to this boutique-y little village is an opportunity to just breathe in deeply, to inhale the fresh mountain air and to celebrate what our local region has to offer. Much to our delight, we discovered the tucked away hidden gem that is Russell Family Park - an inviting green space that can be enjoyed by families all year round. To read more about this doggy, on a leash, friendly spot, please follow the link here https://www.weekendnotes.com/russell-family-park/

Reviewed By: Elaine

Review Date: 24/05/2019

I have been to Montville a dozen times and not known this beauty was here!! Such a beautiful spot. Heaps of parking, clean and well kept facilities, lovely lake to walk around and a great park for the kids. I definitely recommend this spot for families!

Reviewed By: Jessica

Review Date: 28/11/2018

Lovely hidden spot right behind the centre of town. Play ground for the little ones, very short stroll to the shops and lake circuit walk. Dedicated community group restoring the native bushland!

Reviewed By: Kimberley

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