Newport Lakes

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Newport Lakes is a bushland oasis created from a former bluestone quarry and rubbish tip site in the middle of busy Newport. The park is a great place for a picnic with family and friends, for a leisurely walk or just to relax in a tranquil bushland setting.


The lakes area of the 33-hectare park has been extensively revegetated using native plants, with over 200 species of plants and 165 species of birds recorded here.


A self-guided nature trail allows you to explore the lakes area at your own pace. The trail is about two kilometres in length and takes approximately 40 minutes. Download a brochure here(PDF, 3MB), or a hard copy is available from the on-site nursery.


BBQs and shaded seating facilities are available on a first-in basis. Bookings are not available.


Newport_Lakes_Conservation_and_Improvement_Plan(PDF, 11MB)


Getting There

The park is about one kilometre, or a 15-minute walk, west from Newport Station along Mason Street, Newport.


Lakes Drive, Newport 3015  View Map

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