Parks, Playspaces, Cycling Tracks


The Central Goldfields Shire has plenty of picturesque parks, playspaces and cycling tracks on offer.


Located in the heart of Maryborough, the Princes Park precinct features parkland, ovals, playing fields, the Maryborough Municipal Outdoor Swimming Pool and picturesque Lake Victoria.

It also offers walking tracks, magnificent parklands, playgrounds, a Liberty Swing and opportunities for canoeing/kayaking.

BBQ and toilet facilities are also available.



The Central Goldfields Shire features numerous playspaces for the community to enjoy:

Station Domain Playspace    

    Corner Burns & Station streets, Maryborough    

Located in the picturesque Station Domain precinct and in close proximity to the Maryborough Railway Station, this playground is an attraction for young families. The precinct features picnic tables, drinking fountains and toilet facilities.

Princes Park Playspace

     Corner Burns Street & Lake Road, Maryborough

Located in the Princes Park Precinct alongside Lake Victoria and its wonderful walking track, this playspace caters for the young and the young at heart.  With two BBQ shelters, toilet facilities and ample open space to get active. There is also a Liberty Swing – the only one of its kind in the Central Goldfields Shire.


Skate Park

Maryborough Skate Park

Corner Gillies Street & Majorca Road, Maryborough

Located alongside the Maryborough Sports & Leisure Centre, the Skate Park provides opportunities for skating, scooting, and BMX pursuits. 

Council is currently planning for the development of a new skate facility in Maryborough with planning currently underway for the site and design.



Cycling Tracks

Beginners and serious rides alike can explore the many cycling tracks available in the Central Goldfields Shire Council.

Cycle Central Goldfields Trails(PDF, 18MB) and the Dunolly Cycle Tracks(PDF, 2MB) offer a series of signed forest roads and tracks varying in length between 11 to 80 kilometres.

The 115km Ballarat-Maryborough Heritage Trail(PDF, 5MB) takes in the townships of Creswick, Clunes and Talbot and travels through scenic and relatively flat country. 

Other leisurely rides in the Central Goldfields Shire include the Carisbrook Settlers' Trail(PDF, 2MB) and the Majorca Kong Meng Trail(PDF, 2MB).

Other scenic trails from around the region include:

For more information on our local cycling tracks and trails visit the Visit Maryborough and Surrounds website.