See what Elmore has to offer
Situated on the banks of the Campaspe River the township of Elmore is rich with unique built and natural spaces to see and explore.
Apex Play Space
Midland Highway, Elmore Situated alongside the iconic Elmore Miniature Train, the Apex play space has ample car parking, play equipment, bins and a grassed picnic area with picnic tables. A short walk from public toilets and the main shopping strip.
Elmore is boarded by the stunning Campaspe River. A favourite spot for recreational fishing, nature and photography enthusiasts, the Campaspe River is home to unique and stunning wildlife including the elusive platypus. The Campaspe River within the Elmore Township runs along Jeffrey and Campaspe Streets.
Campaspe River Pepper Tree Avenue
The avenue of pepper trees between the Campaspe River Bridge and Childers Street along Campaspe Street was planted on August 10 1898. The trees were donated by the Elmore Water Trust. Dotted amongst the pepper trees are rustic seats; perfect for enjoying a bite to eat or an opportunity for quiet reflection.
Campaspe River Walking Track
The Campaspe River Walking Track meanders alongside the captivating Campaspe River. Dotted along the track are information boards which highlight the unique attributes of this stretch of the river. The walking track stretches from the Campaspe Bridge (corner of Margaret and Jeffrey Streets) to the corner of Campaspe and Childers streets.
Campaspe Run Play Space
Situated in the centre of town between the Railway station and Campaspe Run, the Campaspe Run Play Space has lush lawns, ample parking, public toilets, picnic tables and a BBQ. A great space to enjoy a picnic.
Cardwell Street Natural Play Space and Picnic Area
At the intersection of Cardwell and Jeffrey Streets, on the banks of the Campaspe River, is a natural play space featuring fallen river red gums.The picnic space is well appointed with picnic tables, a rubbish bin and drinking fountain.
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The Elmore Cemetery is beautifully managed and maintained by dedicated teams of volunteers: The Elmore Cemetery Trust and the Friends of the Elmore Cemetery. A visit to the Elmore Cemetery will provide a historical insight into the town and district.
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Elmore Plaque Project
Wander down Cardwell Street and learn about some of the historic buildings by reading the Elmore Plaque Project plaques. Cardwell Street was named after Rt. Hon. Edward Cardwell, Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1864.
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Elmore Railway Station
Opened in 1870 and originally named Runnymede Railway Station, the station was renamed Elmore Railway Station in 1876. http://vhd.heritagecouncil.vic.gov.au/places/424
Elmore Railway Station Overhead Bridge
The overhead bridge was opened on 16/06/1928 and cost £454 to build. The overhead bridge was removed on 24/11/1980 and sold to the Elmore Progress Association. The bridge is now used to link Campaspe Run and the Elmore Progress Association Museum in the station buildings.