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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
from Wayne
Breakneck gorge
from Wayne
The Blowhole
from Xavier Hirschfeld

Change of conditions

Add change of condition
  • Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. See Map 16: Hepburn Regional Park for locations of the closures. at Hepburn Regional Park, Wednesday 8 May, 2019
  • The following mineral springs are temporarily closed due to poor water quality: Tipperary Spring Pit and Golden Spring. at Hepburn Regional Park, Wednesday 1 May, 2019
  • 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, Friday 18 May, 2018

Park Statistics

Dog walking
Fossicking for gold
Horse riding
Medium walk / Day walk
Mountain biking
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

  • The Blowhole This artificial diversion tunnel on Sailors Creek was built by gold miners around the early 1870s. A tunnel through the…

  • 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…

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