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Featuring extensive coastal lagoons, salt marshes and native grasslands, Jack Smith Lake provides valuable feeding and nesting habitat for a range of waterbirds. Enjoy bush camping on the open grassy plains or within the shade of a stand of banksias. Try your luck fishing within the pounding surf of Bass Strait along the 90 Mile Beach.Before you goConditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.
Jack Smith Lake State Game Reserve (2,730ha) is situated within South Gippsland, approximately 260 kilometres from Melbourne. The Reserve is accessed from the South Gippsland Highway at Woodside via Brynes Road or Stringybark Lane; or the Darriman - Seaspray Road (Middle Road).