Willowbank Reserve is a large open park beside Porirua Stream.
Entrance and exit points: Boscobel Lane, Zande Terrace and Taylor Terrace. There is also a path from the car park between Dressmart and Chipmunks.
Brief description: This five hectare reserve has large flat grassed areas suitable for games or picnics, many large trees, and excellent amenities, including toilets and a playground.
Two of the picnic tables are covered with canopies that provide shelter from rain or sun.
The reserve continues across the other side of the stream, which is bridged in several places, and has two well-used dog exercise areas.
Parking: Car park at Boscobel Lane entrance.
Accessibility: Easy walk on level grass.
Dogs: This reserve has two off-leash dog exercise areas.