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Hepburn Regional Park

Sailors Falls Picnic Area
from Parks Victoria
 
Bryces Flat
from Parks Victoria
 
Towards the top of wall
from Wayne
 
Inside the crater
from Wayne
 
Mt Franklin (Scoria cone)
from Wayne
 
Breached Section
from Wayne
 
Central Springs Reserve
from Wayne
 
Common brown snake
from Wayne
 
Pollination
from Wayne
 
Breakneck gorge
from Wayne
 
The Blowhole
from Xavier Hirschfeld
 

Change of conditions

Add change of condition
  • The Blowhole Historic Area is closed due to extensive flood damage. The car park remains open, providing access to the Goldfields Track. Find out more. at The Blowhole, Monday 24 July, 2017
  • The footbridge at Twin Bridges (Sailors Creek) is closed until further notice due to flood damage. at Hepburn Regional Park, Monday 24 July, 2017
  • The walking trail from Twin Bridges to Tipperary Springs (west side of Sailors Creek) is closed until further notice due to flood damage. at Hepburn Regional Park, Monday 24 July, 2017
  • The following mineral springs are temporarily closed: Sailors Falls lower spring (pump), Tipperary Spring (pit) and Golden Spring. at Hepburn Regional Park, Monday 24 July, 2017

Park Statistics

  • Established:March 1979
  • Area:2820.8ha
Barbeque
Camping
Cycling
Dog walking
Fossicking for gold
Horse riding
Medium walk / Day walk
Mountain biking
Picnicking
Short walk

The park is located around the famous mineral springs townships of Daylesford, Hepburn and Hepburn Springs. Here you will find natural mineral springs and relics of the gold mining era set in delightful bush surroundings.

The sheltered extinct volcanic crater of Mount Franklin provides ideal surroundings for a picnic or short term camping. Panoramic views can be obtained from the summit and there is a scenic walking track along the rim of the crater.

Park map on mobile devices

PDF maps of this park are available to download for Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. These interactive maps allow you to see an overview of visitor facilities, calculate distances, see walking tracks, and (with sufficient mobile signal) locate yourself within the park. To download these maps, you must first install the free Avenza PDF Maps application.

If you don’t have a mobile Apple device, these PDF maps are also available for download under the ‘Related publications’ section below.

Aboriginal Traditional Owners

Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

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Popular things to do

  • Mt Franklin Reserve Mt Franklin is a small volcanic crater that offers ideal place for a picnic or basic camping set amongst plantings…

  • Fossicking Panning for gold along Sailors Creek is a popular pastime in the park. All adults must hold a current Miners…

  • Walks Tipperary Walking Track The track runs from picturesque Lake Daylesford to the Hepburn Mineral Springs Reserve, following Sailors Creek and…

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