Conditions of Use and Trail Etiquette

Read and be aware of the conditions of use for the various sections of the park.

  • Keep the BBQ and picnic area clean. Leave it as you found it.
  • ALL rubbish must be taken with you when you leave.
  • All pets need to be kept on a lead and under control when around horses.
  • This is a non-motorised activities park (this includes remote control cars and aeroplanes)
  • Pets are only allowed to be walked on the fire trails of the park. Refer to park map for trail.
  • Children should not be left unattended and must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • When crossing trials be aware of bikes travelling at high speeds.
  • All fauna and flora should be left unharmed.
  • Be aware of poisonous snakes. If any are spotted please contact Stromlo Forest Park staff.
  • No open fires are permitted in Stromlo Forest Park.

What to do if you encounter a Horse

  • You may meet horse riders on the fire trails in the Park.
  •  Dogs in the Park should be kept on a leash at all times and under control when around horses.
  •   A frightened horse is a danger to you, the horse rider and other park users. Do not make sudden or extravagant movements around horses you do not know
  • It is advisable to keep a safe distance from horses as they may kick if startled or feel threatened and have considerable reach.
  •  Do not offer to pat or feed a horse without the owner’s permission. Not all horses welcome strangers and some foods are harmful.