Public Gardens

Musicians in the Park

The City of Greater Bendigo has many beautiful and diverse public gardens for you to enjoy. Many are historic and include relics, historic plantings and significant trees.

They are great places to enjoy a wide range of activities such as having a picnic, a bbq, exercising or relaxing in a green outdoor space.

Dalmatian and owner at Kennington Reservoir

Kennington Reservoir

Kennington Reservoir is a popular place for bush walking, fishing and having a picnic.

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Aerial view of Lake Neangars Island

Lake Neangar and Lake Tom Thumb, Eaglehawk

Explore the island and stroll around both lakes. Nearby facilities include Canterbury Park Gardens and Peter Krenz Leisure Centre.

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Swans and a parent with a pram at Lake Weeroona

Lake Weeroona

This park is a popular location for picnics, a walk or ride around the lake or family time in the playspace.

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a bush reserve with bollards in front

Manning Reserve

This small remnant of Box Ironbark Forest/Grassy Woodland protects one of the last remaining fragments of this type of vegetation that was once extensive in this area,

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Woman Drinking Coffee with Students Walking Past

Rosalind Park

In the centre of town, this park is significant for its historic trees and buildings. Fernery, avenues, relics, conservatory.

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More information

Book a park or garden for a Community Event

Book a park or garden casually

Park Events Map for Casual Bookings at Rosalind Park, the Eaglehawk Precinct, Lake Weeroona and the Bendigo Botanic Gardens


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Did you know you can log requests online?

This includes several bin requests such as missed bins, footpath maintenance, tree inspections and general requests. Visit our make a request page.

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