Accessibility Information Access to the river from the carpark at Fourth Hill is quite rough. There are two square accessible picnic tables close to the river. Both have roll under sides for wheelchair access. The Gold History walks are narrow, unformed tracks and are not wide enough for a standard…
Warrandyte State Park
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Change of conditions
- Due to impending track works on Whipstick Gully track between Tunnel Street and Whipstick Gully car park, public access will be limited and visitors are asked to use caution due to the rough surface.
at Warrandyte State Park
Friday 6 September, 2013 |
The closest state park to Melbourne, Warrandyte is a haven for picnickers, bushwalkers, canoeists, birdwatchers and those who enjoy peace and solitude.
The lightly wooded landscape is dominated by the Yarra River as it winds through the Warrandyte Gorge. The hills around Warrandyte have a distinctive bluish-green hue, typical of the Red Box foliage common in the area.
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
Popular things to do
Open woodlands, old mine diggings, a meandering riverside track and varied birdlife are some of the main features of Black Flat.
Jumping Creek has a large recreational area with wood barbecues, picnic tables, toilets and an information shelter. Some wood is provided but it is advisable to bring your own. For those who enjoy getting out on the river, there is a canoe launch at this reserve. Jumping Creek is also…
Several relics of the gold mine boom remain amongst old mines. A poppet head stands near the information shelter. An excellent history of the area is provided on the information shelter. There is a self-guided walk of the area that forms part of the broader Gold Heritage Walk. Horse riding…
Pound Bend has a delightful picnic area with tables, toilets, a canoe launching ramp and great views of the river. There are easy walks and tracks around this area. Suggested walk Pound Bend River Walk(3.5km, 1-1.5hrs return) This short walk leaving from the picnic area will lead you to the…
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- Heritage story - Warrandyte (PDF File 220.0 KB)
- Park note - Warrandyte State Park (PDF File 780.9 KB)
- Park note - Warrandyte State Park - Gold Heritage Walk (PDF File 679.3 KB)
- Park note - Warrandyte State Park - Horse riding (PDF File 1.3 MB)
- Park note - Warrandyte State Park - Jumping Creek Nature Trail (PDF File 960.7 KB)
- Warrandyte State Park Management Plan (PDF File 1.7 MB)
- Rowing Launch
- Gravel carpark
28 Oct 2013
Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) are currently undertaking a $25,000 "Good Neighbour" funded program specifically targeting feral pigs within the upper Snowy River area, due to ongoing concern expressed by landowners. DEPI and Parks Victoria have joined forces to target the population of feral…