Yarra Valley Parklands
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- Wood for the wood barbecues is no longer provided at Westerfolds Park, Pettys Orchard, Birrarung Park, Candlebark Park, Longridge Park, Sweeneys Flat, Yarra Flats, Banksia Park. Visitors planning to use the barbecues should carry in their own wood. at Yarra Valley Parklands, Tuesday 23 May, 2017
- The tap supplying drinking water near the shelter is no longer working due to plumbing issues. Works are being carried out to resolve this matter. at Yarra Flats, Tuesday 23 May, 2017
- The toilets at Yarra Flats are closed until further notice. The nearest toilets are at Banksia Park or Warringal Parklands. at Yarra Flats, Wednesday 22 February, 2017
- Established:December 2001
Yarra Valley Parklands extend along the Yarra River and provide visitors with a wide range of recreational opportunities, from picnicking to canoeing and even camping.
The parks include Westerfolds, Banksia, Birrarrung and Candlebark parks, Yarra Flats, Sweeneys Flat and Longridge Park Camp.
The parklands form a significant 'backbone' of interconnecting trails, linear parks, wetlands and waterways throughout the metropolitan area. The ongoing effort revegetating the parklands, mostly with the aid of valued community groups planting about 30,000 trees per year, has seen the return of a number of significant wildlife species.
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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