Emerald and ranges is the perfect destination to enjoy healthy lifestyle activities for all the family. These include walking tracks, cycling tracks, fauna and flora watching, fishing, swimming, canoeing and exploring, farm gates and wineries. The most popular and well know is Emerald Lake Park, where the famous Puffing Billy pulls up to Lakeside station. Emerald Lake Park offers paddle bikes for hire, kilometers of walking tracks, BBQ's, and a swimming pool (open over summer). There is also a miniature model railway which is the largest model railway in the Southern Hemisphere! Emerald is fast becoming popular for it's restaurants and cafes.