Lake Hyland & Mathison Park

walking running at Matheson Park Lake Hyland Churchill

This is a lovely place for a walk, a picnic or playtime. Tranquil bushland just a few minutes from the township of Churchill with a walking track along Eel Hole Creek.
Fish off one of the five fishing platforms which are located around the lake and stocked with trout each school holidays. A popular spot with birdwatchers and dog walkers.

At the south end of the lake, are the remains of an original homestead, known as Hare’s Farmhouse with an adjacent Koori Garden with plants that the local Gunaikurnai clan have used for thousands of years. There are also 11 totem poles decorated with Gunaikurnai artwork.

FACILITIES: Toilets, BBQs, shelters, gazebos, water fountain and playground.

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