See the murals

Six murals created by a local artist in the mid-1980s are spread around the park.

'Before settlement'

Shows the typical Emerald landscape before white settlement, including flora and fauna.

'Gold rush'

Shows the Emerald gold rush in the late 1850s.

'Logging and droving' 

The Dandenong Ranges were extensively logged from the start of white settlement until the late 1950s; this mural shows a typical scene, with a splitters hut in the background.


Designed as an Edwardian postcard showing Carl Axel Nobelius.

'Puffing Billy'

The train is an integral part of the history of the Dandenong Ranges.


This mural portrays four writers associated with ‘the hills’: Katherine Susannah Prichard, Vance and Nettie Palmer, and CJ Dennis.