Enfield State Park
Address: Ballarat - Colac Rd, Enfield, Victoria 3352
Freecall: 131 963
Now a haven for wildlife, Enfield State parks was once dominated by tents and diggers from around the world during Victoria's gold rush.
Visit the park in spring and be rewarded by colourful and unusual wildflowers.
Picnic facilities are available at the Surface Point picnic area and at Enfield picnic area. Remote Long Gully, which can be reached by vehicle or on foot from Surface Point, also has a picnic ground. You should bring your own firewood, as it is not always available locally.
The park features many walking tracks of various lengths and terrain. A circuit walking track with side tracks to Enfield and Bald Hills provides long distance walking while shorter walks are available around Surface Point and Long Gully.
Horses can be ridden on formed vehicle tracks open for public use but must not be taken on walking tracks.
Facilities are provided at Surface Point, and while bush camping is permitted, remember fires can only be lit in fireplaces provided. Campers are not required to book sites or pay fees for camping in Enfield State Park.
Mountain bike riding
An increasingly popular activity, many opportunities exist for bike riders to experience the park. Bicycles are not permitted on walking tracks, but tracks are available for use.
Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.
Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.
Content: Parks Victoria
The main portion of the Park is west of the Ballarat-Colac Road (C146). From Ballarat, the Enfield Township is about 25 km and access to the Park is gained through Incolls and Misery Creek Roads (Melway ref: 279 F10).
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Looking After the Park
* All wildlife and native plants are protected. * Fires may only be lit in the fireplaces provided. No fires may be lit on days of Total Fire Ban. Please ensure you put your barbecue fires out before leaving. * Please take your rubbish with you as there are no bins provided in the park. Firearms are not permitted in the park. * Vehicles, including motor cycles, must not be driven off open formed roads. All vehicles must be registered and drivers licensed.
* Walkers should always stay on the tracks as there are many deep mine shafts in the park. * You need to carry your own water.
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