Natural reserves

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Creek running through bush near Heathcote

Our natural reserves include parkland, bushland, lakes, and creeks. Visit a natural reserve and enjoy Bendigo's native flora and fauna. They are great places for a picnic, bush walk or bike ride.

Woman Running in Spring Gully Reserve

Bendigo Creek

Walk or cycle Bendigo Creek Trail. From Crusoe Reservoir north-east through bush and the city to Bendigo Pottery in Epsom.

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Kangaroo's in a field

Crusoe Reservoir and No. 7 Park

Popular for cycling, walking, jogging and fishing. 210 hectares surrounded by the Greater Bendigo National Park. Kangaroo Flat.

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Water sports at Lake Eppalock

Lake Eppalock

Lake Eppalock is perfect for water based activities and family picnics. Constructed on the Campaspe River in the 1960s, this vast lake has always been popular for boating and water recreation, including waterskiing and fishing.

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Man and child playing at Lake Neanger

Lake Neangar and Lake Tom Thumb

Located in the Eaglehawk and set in natural bushland. Explore the island, stroll around the lake or through Canterbury Gardens.

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