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Yarra Ranges National Park

Donnelly Weir Reflections
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Storm damage October 2016
from Parks Victoria
 
Trail & Valley
from Hamid Ashouri
 
View from Trail
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A part of Trail
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Vegetation
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Pristine Forest
from Hamid Ashouri
 
From Carpark - Younga Road
from Hamid Ashouri
 
Mt Donna Buang Rainforest Gallery (Photo: Mel
from Parks Victoria
 
Mt Donna Buang Rainforest Gallery (Photo: Mel
from Parks Victoria
 
Little Peninsula Tunnel (Photo: Mel Nicholls)
from Parks Victoria
 
Cora Lyn Falls from above
from Phil Skeggs
 
Mossy stump on Cumberland Falls walk
from Phil Skeggs
 
Cora Lyn Falls from above
from Phil Skeggs
 
The Big Tree on Cumberland Falls walk
from Phil Skeggs
 
Donnellys Wier Healesville
from Robert Greer
 
Snow at Summit
from Gary Trounson
 
Rainforest Gallery
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Lake Mountain
from Wayne
 
Yarra Ranges - Lake Mountain
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Yarra Ranges - Lake Mountain
from Wayne
 
Yarra Ranges - Lake Mountain
from Wayne
 
Rainforest
from Wayne
 
Path
from Wayne
 
Ferns
from Wayne
 
Rainforest
from Wayne
 
Menura novaehollandiae
from Wayne
 
Road
from Wayne
 
Mt Donna Buang - Rainforest Gallery
from Wayne
 
Viewing platform amongst the trees (JLees)
from Parks Victoria
 
Snow play at Donna Buang (JLees)
from Parks Victoria
 
Another view
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View from tower
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Ancient Rainforest
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Broad Toothed Rat
from Fergus
 
picnic area
from Parks Victoria
 
Viewing area
from Parks Victoria
 
Rainforest gallery
from Parks Victoria
 
picnic area
from Parks Victoria
 
Viewing Tower
from Parks Victoria
 
Great trail to cycle
from Parks Victoria
 
Stunning driving scenery (photo: J. Antrobus)
from Parks Victoria
 
Frosty ferns (photo: Sam Strong)
from Parks Victoria
 

Change of conditions

Add change of condition
  • The Big Tree Walk is open from the Big Tree Carpark to the Big Tree, but is closed between the Big Tree and Cambarville for public safety due to erosion. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Friday 3 November, 2017
  • Lady Talbot Drive is open from Marysville to Keppel Falls, however it is closed from Keppel Falls Carpark due to poor road conditions. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Friday 3 November, 2017
  • The fireplace in the picnic shelter at Mt Donna Buang summit is temporarily closed. at Mt Donna Buang Summit, Monday 14 August, 2017
  • Badger Weir is entirely closed due to severe damage from a major wind storm in October 2016. Parks Victoria is currently undertaking the necessary planning work for a picnic ground refurbishment project that will also include new toilet facilities. The site is expected to be closed for an extended period while recovery and rebuilding works take place. Find out more. at Badger Weir Picnic Area, Monday 7 August, 2017
  • The footbridge at Little Peninsula tunnel viewing point is closed until further notice pending essential maintenance work. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Wednesday 29 March, 2017
  • Goldfields walk will be closed until further notice pending essential maintenance works. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Friday 24 March, 2017

Park Statistics

  • Established:December 1995
  • Area:77040ha
Barbeque
Bird watching
Camp fires
Cycling
Long walk / Multi day walk
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Playground
Scenic drive
Short walk
Sight-seeing
Skiing (cross country)
Snow play

Cradling the Yarra River headwaters and much of Melbourne’s water catchment, the park features majestic Mountain Ash trees.

Visit the Rainforest Gallery with its spectacular observation platform and rainforest walkway on the southern slopes of Mount Donna Buang. Enjoy cross-country skiing and tobogganing at Lake Mountain. Drive the world famous Black Spur between Healesville and Narbethong, continue through to Marysville stopping along Lady Talbot Drive to walk through ancient rainforests at the Beeches and view the waterfalls at Keppel and Phantom Falls. 

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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