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  • Melbourne Water is upgrading the Upper Yarra Reservoir dam wall. The works area will encompass Upper Yarra Dam Road, Upper Yarra Reservoir Campground, day use areas, walking tracks and the reservoir embankment.Minor works will commence in March 2019 through to June 2019. You will notice some traffic and noise during this time and some intermittent temporary closures may occur prior to the full closure of the reservoir park in June 2019 (after the Queen’s Birthday long weekend).  The park will remain closed to the public until mid-2021.Upon completion of works public access to the park and it’s amenities will be reinstated. Some improvements will be made to the existing facilities during the closure in order to enhance the level of amenity provided in the park.For more information on these works or to register your interest in the campground facilities upgrade please visit www.melbournewater.com.au or contact Melbourne Water on 1800 560 622 or email uydupgrade@melbournewater.com.auDuring this closure, for an alternative campground please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963. at Camping Thursday 31 January, 2019
  • Shower facilities at Upper Yarra Reservoir will be closed until further notice. The closure follows monitoring results which confirmed the septic treatment system does not comply with approved EPA standards. Parks Victoria will continue to monitor the performance of the septic treatment system. Note: The price of camping has been reduced to reflect the facilities closure. The toilets are unaffected. at Camping Wednesday 29 March, 2017
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Upper Yarra Reservoir Park is a great location for camping - spacious and relaxed.

Facilities include toilets, large wet weather hall, picnic tables and barbecues.

Advanced bookings and payment are required. You can book online or call Parks Victoria on 13 1963.

Large groups are welcome, but must book in advance.

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Accessibility information

(For visitors with mobility limitations) 

The designated camping area is located down from the park office. It has a range of open and shaded camping sites situated on a grassed area.

Most of the sites are located on gentle slopes due to the park terrain.

There are several campsites that are reasonably level and relatively close to the carpark and toilets. Access from these campsites to the toilets and carpark is over a grassed area with a slope of approximately 1:12.

Facilities include a toilet block, sheltered gas barbecues and a wet weather hall.

Photos and more information on the accessibility of these facilities is available by clicking on the links to them in the left hand side menu.