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Short walk

There are several delightful short walks and lookouts over and around the reservoir.

Fern Gully Track

500m - - Easy (No dogs allowed)

A beautiful shaded self-guided walk through tall eucalypts and a mystical fern gully.

Batts Creek Track

1.5km return, Easy

Follow the Yarra River to the secluded Batts Creek Point. Please note that the track terminates here, with return via the same route.

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Mc Veigh’s Water Wheel Walk

There is a short walk from Mc Veigh’s picnic area car park to Mc Veigh’s water wheel.

The path is sealed and there are some sloping sections on the path with gradients no greater than  1: 14.

McVeigh's water wheel walk

path to water wheel

Dam Wall Lookout

There is a small carpark next to the dam wall and spillway. There is no designated disabled parking bays in this area.

The carpark is sealed and is on reasonably level ground. The dam wall lookout can be accessed from the carpark via a ‘pedestrians only’ service road over the spillway entrance to the lookout area. The pedestrian entrance next to the gate is approximately 900mm wide and the surface of the road and the lookout area is reasonably level. Some sections of the surface are sealed while others consist of compacted finely crushed rock. 

pedestrian only access road

Dam look out