Lake Eildon National Park

Lake Eildon National Park is in the northern foothills of Victoria’s Central Highlands, 150 km north-east of Melbourne.

The park is a leisurely and picturesque two hour drive north-east from Melbourne. The Fraser camping area is located 17km east of Alexandra and the Jerusalem Creek camping area is 10km from the Eildon Township.

Popular things to do

Water sports

The lake provides great opportunities for fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking and water skiing. The day visitor and camping areas provide access to the lake. Signs within the park will direct you to public boat ramps.

Walking - River Red Gum Parks


Enjoy gentle lakeside walks from the camping areas or take a longer hike and explore some of the more remote and picturesque areas. Most longer walks are of moderate to steep grade, better suited to the cooler months. Distances are one way. Estimated times do not include breaks. Devil Cove…

Forsyth Flat Day Visitor Area

Gas barbeques, family walks, water, picnic tables and shelter are available at the Forsyth Flat Day Visitor Area.

family picnic

Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area

Gas barbeques, family walks, picnic shelter, water, toilets and boat ramp are available at Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area.


Stockyard Bay Picnic Area

Family walks and water are available at Stockyard Bay.

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