McHughs Forest Park


McHughs Forest Park is a 43 hectare public recreational reserve on the edge of Darfield town. A number of different flat walking and biking tracks weave through the forest.

Quick tips:

  • Dogs on leash, family friendly 
  • Grade 1 Beginner Bike Trails 
  • Low intensity walking tracks 
  • Starting point: Carpark on Horndon Street, Darfield. 

Established in 1893 to provide shelter and timber in an area where no natural forests occurred, McHughs Forest Park is a mixed exotic conifer plantation dominated by large mature Douglas-fir along with other large trees. There are a number of different flat tracks weaving through the forest.

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