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Storm damage October 2016
from Parks Victoria
 
Trail & Valley
from Hamid Ashouri
 
View from Trail
from Hamid Ashouri
 
A part of Trail
from Hamid Ashouri
 
Vegetation
from Hamid Ashouri
 
Pristine Forest
from Hamid Ashouri
 
From Carpark - Younga Road
from Hamid Ashouri
 
Snow at Summit
from Gary Trounson
 
Rainforest Gallery
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Rainforest
from Wayne
 
Path
from Wayne
 
Ferns
from Wayne
 
Rainforest
from Wayne
 
Menura novaehollandiae
from Wayne
 
Road
from Wayne
 
Viewing platform amongst the trees (JLees)
from Parks Victoria
 
Snow play at Donna Buang (JLees)
from Parks Victoria
 
Another view
from Parks Victoria
 
View from tower
from Parks Victoria
 
Ancient Rainforest
from Parks Victoria
 
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
 

Change of conditions

Add change of condition
  • 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
View all changed conditions for Yarra Ranges National Park
Barbeque
Bird watching
Cycling
Long walk / Multi day walk
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Scenic drive
Short walk
Sight-seeing
Snow play
Camp fires

A detailed assessment of accessibility was completed in 2012 of

  • Badger Weir Picnic Area
  • Mt Donna Buang Summit
  • Dom Dom Saddle Picnic Area
  • Fernshaw Picnic Area
  • O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail
  • Rainforest Gallery

For information about the accessibility of these areas and photos, refer to the links below.

  • family picnic at table - metro park

    Badger Weir Picnic Area Badger Weir Picnic Area is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic or barbecue. Visitors can enjoy fresh mountain air and forest walks passing through ancient fern gullies, across clear…

  • family picnic

    Mt Donna Buang Summit At an elevation of 1245 metres, the summit features a lookout tower which is 21 metres high and offers panoramic views over Melbourne, the Yarra Valley, Dandenong and Cathedral Ranges,…

  • Dom Dom Saddle picnic area

    Dom Dom Saddle Picnic Area Accessibility InformationDom Dom Saddle Picnic area is located on the Black Spur and is accessible from Maroondah Highway.Picnic FacilitiesThere are several picnic tables scattered on the site near the carpark.…

  • Fernshaw Picnic Area

    Fernshaw Picnic Area Accessibility InformationPicnic FacilitiesThe picnic area has 6 picnic tables scattered throughout a European garden area, a gas barbecue, toilet block and information shelter.Picnic table at Fernshaw picnic areaMost of the…

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    cycling - metro park

    O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail Nestled above the floor of the Upper Yarra Valley, O’Shannassy Aqueduct Trail follows the historic open channelled O’Shannassy Aqueduct, meandering through pristine forest whichhas been protected for nearly 100 years…

  • walking - park

    Rainforest Gallery (Donna Buang) This beautiful site features a 40 metre long observation platform (one of only three of its type in Australia) which takes you into the rainforest canopy 15 metres above the…

  • All-terrain wheelchair A TrailRider all-terrain wheelchair is available for park visitors with mobility limitations to access various walking trails in the park. The TrailRider requires a minimum of two operators. Four operators…