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Bicycle path through urban area

Find out about projects under consideration to increase the number of trees in Melbourne's streetscapes.

Well manicured formal rose garden

Melbourne's parks offer a wonderful range of opportunities to make the most of your leisure time.

Drawing of a person walking a dog

The City of Melbourne requires dogs to be leashed in all public areas of the municipality except for designated off-leash areas in parks.

ArtPlay at Birrarung Marr

While the city's parks provide varied opportunities for play, a number of public playgrounds also contain a range of high-quality play equipment.

Hawke and Adderley Street Park Expansion

We are now seeking your feedback on the Ideas Plan in order to inform the design process for this new park.

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Barbecues on a paved area on the banks of the Yarra under a shady tree

Free public barbecues are located in many of the City of Melbourne’s parks and gardens.

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Park rangers

Close up of a Park Ranger in a hat

Our park rangers patrol the parks, gardens and reserves to protect the parks, assist park visitors and assess the safety of park activities.

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Owl peering down from a leafy tree

Melbourne’s parks and gardens are home to a wide variety of native Australian animals, including birds and possums.

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Aerial shot of parkland

The City of Melbourne is home to approximately 70,000 native and exotic trees, , worth around $650 million.

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