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Happy Jacks Reserve

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Glen Road, Lockwood South VIC 3551

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This excellent reserve stretches along the bank of Bullock Creek in Lockwood and features a free camping area, picnic area, playground and sports oval. 

The campground consists of a large, lightly treed area along the creek, located to the right when you enter the reserve on Glen Road. There is plenty of room to set up tents and park caravans/RVs.

The picnic area is over to the left and provides great visitor facilities including an undercover electric barbecue, an undercover picnic table, more unshaded tables, a small playground with a slide and swings, rubbish bins and toilets. 

A large parking area sits between the picnic ground and the sports oval. 

This spot is sometimes referred to as the Happy Jacks Reserve, Lockwood South Recreation Reserve, Bullock Creek Picnic Reserve and Bullock Creek Streamside Reserve. 



  • There are so many excellent playgrounds tucked away in little-known places. Take a look through this great list of playgrounds throughout the Victorian Goldfields.
  • Camping is a great way to explore the Victorian Goldfields. Many campgrounds are located close to interesting attractions and historic sites, and the Goldfields region is certainly not lacking in fascinating things to discover. 
  • There are hundreds of fantastic barbecue areas throughout the Victorian Goldfields. Some are in parks/playgrounds, others are scattered throughout the bush. Many barbecue areas are located alongside amazing attractions and walks, so go out for a barbecue and get exploring!


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