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Address: Toorak Road West | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia

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Large park almost devoid of native trees

This is a large park used by many to walk between Commercial and Toorak Roads. There are a number of sporting grounds. Unfortunately it lacks almost any native trees and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2016
Victorianlad
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a big area .A good place to spend time with your family and kids.A good place to go for a walk in the city.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This is a large park used by many to walk between Commercial and Toorak Roads. There are a number of sporting grounds. Unfortunately it lacks almost any native trees and instead sadly uses introduced European trees that are largely not favoured by native birds. Getting rid of the European trees is probably not achievable as many would mistakenly protest but... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

This is good for anyone who like to walk, jog and have a breath out of the busy places in Melbourne. Easy access and lot of sporting areas.

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Thank Sumith G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

I have visited Fawkner Park many times. It's a great big park with sports ground facilities as well and beautiful walking paths (be careful not to get lost!) and gorgeous trees. It's located across the road from the Alfred hospital. Bathroom facilities are not the best and hard to find if there's a sense of urgency but they do the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

nice, green park with good access to transport. parking poor, so come by tram. nice for walking or cycling. good for footie, soccer & cricket players too. not much in the way of food or drinks locally, so walk to chapel st.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

We visit Faulkner Park at least 3 times a week! It's off leash area is at least the size of 5 football fields.. If your looking for a great spot for your pooch, you've found it 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

I visit Fawkner park every second day for a walk around the loop, or to bike through on the path. We visited today for a BBQ with a few colleagues. Easy to find, rubbish bins, picnic tables and toilets close by. Lots of shelter, and beautiful grass to sit on. Lovely for a picnic, quick lunch break, walk or just... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Its nothing short of special to have this park located where it is, the vast landscape just stretches on and on and is perfect to break up the concrete jungle surrounding it. Perfect for a casual stroll or walking the pets on most days but try to avoid weekends as some sport functions are usually on and tend to ruin... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

As a local, this has always been my favourite park. It's in a really nice part of the city (South Yarra). What I love about it is there is plenty of parking along each side of the park. It's so big but the way it's designed is that you can see from one side to the other. This is helpful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Fawkner Park is opposite my apartment building so I walk around there quite often. It's a really great park, often with sport events, joggers, dog walkers and the like. Safe and friendly, always well maintained.

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