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Jalarra Park

Jalarra park is a lovely park tucked away in Stratford. There is lots of room to run and some play equipment to climb and slide. There are free BBQ's and sheltered picnic areas. There is an oval here for a spontaneaous game of footy or cricket (bring the mower for a pitch!). There are trees for shade and exploring.

A great park to tire out kids who love to run, nd a great park for a birthday party.

While I was writing this entry, I came across some really interesting historical info about this park and the name - check it out at this site..


Where: Wilunga St (view map)

When: daily

Price: free

Website: (visit website)

Author: SK

Parks And Playgrounds - Jalarra Park



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Flecker Botanic Gardens

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Goomboora Park

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Lagoon Esplanade

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Paradise Palms Pelicans in Paradise

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Cattana Wetlands

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Muddy's

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Cairns Bouldering Park

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Redlynch Tenni Skate Park

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Figtree Playground

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The Pirate Ship

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