Foster - a walk in the park

12 McDonald St, Foster VIC 3960, Australia

Foster - a walk in the park

12 McDonald St, Foster VIC 3960, Australia
Staff Pick
28 m
2.3 km
Easy

Summary

A walk through the parks and playgrounds of Foster.

Foster - a walk in the park

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Description

Enjoy a picnic in picturesque Pearl Park, learn about the gold rush, then explore Foster Skate Park, the Adventure playground and the playground for little people.

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Points of Interest

1. Foster Information Centre

Marvel at our local talent in Stockyard Gallery or catch up with your facebook friends with free wi-fi in the Library. Community and tourist information available 7 days a week.

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2. Pearl Park

Enjoy Harry the Miner's view of the vegetable and flower gardens or put a snag on the free bbq.

3. Stockyard Creek

The first alluvial gold was found in the Creek in 1870. Can you spot a platypus - about as elusive as the gold!

4. Foster Skate Park

Between the South Gippsland Water Board and the Scout Hall, we dare you to dangle your skateboard over the precipice.

5. Foster Primary School

Site of one of the first Stephanie Alexander school gardens and still going strong.

6. Humungus eucalyptus tree

Wrap your arms around this ol' timer.

7. Foster Adventure Playground

Swing like a possum or climb like a koala over this large adventure playground for all ages. Situated in the Foster Showgrounds. Public toilets available.

8. Ambulance Station playground

Through the Tassie Tiger gate, a fire truck and ambulance are just waiting to be revved by young drivers.

Features

Local Treasures Local Treasures
Art and Culture Art and Culture
Coast/River/Lake Coast/River/Lake
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
General General
Playground Playground
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Drinking Water Available Drinking Water Available
Seating Available Seating Available
Dog off-leash area Dog off-leash area
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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