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Lagoon Park

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Black Forest Drive, Woodend VIC 3442

Features

  • Roadside picnic area
  • Picnic table
  • Scenic lagoon
  • Alongside the notorious Black Forest
This charming little roadside picnic area offers a picnic table which overlooks a scenic dam. This grassy clearing lies alongside Black Forest Drive and sits right beside the Black Forest - notorious during the 19th century gold rush for its perilous roads and lurking bushrangers. Diggers travelling from Melbourne to the Mount Alexander and Bendigo goldfields needed to pass through the dreaded Black Forest along the way.

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Lindy Allinson
27/09/2019
Great website, though what about Steiglitz? Not even a mention of an entire town considered the most valuable exampke if early Victorian goldfield life by various government departments.
Goldfields Guide
29/09/2019
Hi Lindy, Goldfields Guide is still a work in progress, I am based in the Central Goldfields and working out from there. Steiglitz is definitely on the list of places which will be added to the website along with other significant areas such as Whroo, Blackwood, etc. Cheers! :)
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