Jells Park


Jells Park

Jells Park is a public park in Wheelers Hill, a suburb to the south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Opened in 1976 it gets in excess of 700,000 visitors a year. The park is in excess of 127 hectares and contains 9 kilometers of bike paths. The Dandenong Creek Trail runs north south through the park. The Scotchmans Creek Trail comes in from the west and terminates at the Dandenong Creek Trail. A little further north of the park, the Blind Creek Trail comes in from the east and also terminates at the Dandenong Creek Trail.

History

Before becoming a park, the land was used as a piggery, grazing pastures and an American storage base during World War II.

External links

* [http://www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/1park_display.cfm?park=57 Parks Victoria's Jells Park page]


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