Elster Creek Trail

Elster Creek Trail is an east-west lineal park with a shared path connecting Brighton East and McKinnon. It's one of the best walks in Glen Eira and is also popular with cyclists, who use it for recreation and commuting.


  • Dogs – on leash

  • Seating

  • Shared path

Elster Creek Trail starts at Elwood Canal, which used to be an open creek. From there it continues east for 1.3 kilometres through Brighton, Gardenvale and Brighton East, before winding up at Allnutt Park, McKinnon.

Dog leash information

Elster Creek Trail is an on-leash area, which means you must keep your dog on-leash at all times.

Learn more about dog walking in Glen Eira