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Now a haven for wildlife, Enfield State parks was once dominated by tents and diggers from around the world during Victoria's gold rush.Visit the park in spring and be rewarded by colourful and unusual wildflowers.Picnics Picnic facilities are available at the Surface Point picnic area and at Enfield picnic area. Remote Long Gully, which can be reached by vehicle or on foot from Surface Point, also has a picnic ground. You should bring your own firewood, as it is not always available locally.Walking The park features many walking tracks of various lengths and terrain. A circuit walking track with side tracks to Enfield and Bald Hills provides long distance walking while shorter walks are available around Surface Point and Long Gully.Horse ridingHorses can be ridden on formed vehicle tracks open for public use but must not be taken on walking tracks.Camping Facilities are provided at Surface Point, and while bush camping is permitted, remember fires can only be lit in fireplaces provided. Campers are not required to book sites or pay fees for camping in Enfield State Park. Mountain bike riding An increasingly popular activity, many opportunities exist for bike riders to experience the park. Bicycles are not permitted on walking tracks, but tracks are available for use.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.
The main portion of the Park is west of the Ballarat-Colac Road (C146). From Ballarat, the Enfield Township is about 25 km and access to the Park is gained through Incolls and Misery Creek Roads (Melway ref: 279 F10).