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Yarra Ranges National Park

Donnelly's Weir 2018
from Michael Kluge
 
Donnelly Weir Reflections
from www.gowildimages.com
 
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
 
Mt Donna Buang Rainforest Gallery (Photo: Mel
from Parks Victoria
 
Mt Donna Buang Rainforest Gallery (Photo: Mel
from Parks Victoria
 
Little Peninsula Tunnel (Photo: Mel Nicholls)
from Parks Victoria
 
Cora Lyn Falls from above
from Phil Skeggs
 
Mossy stump on Cumberland Falls walk
from Phil Skeggs
 
Cora Lyn Falls from above
from Phil Skeggs
 
The Big Tree on Cumberland Falls walk
from Phil Skeggs
 
Donnellys Wier Healesville
from Robert Greer
 
Snow at Summit
from Gary Trounson
 
Rainforest Gallery
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Lake Mountain
from Wayne
 
Yarra Ranges - Lake Mountain
from Wayne
 
Yarra Ranges - Lake Mountain
from Wayne
 
Yarra Ranges - Lake Mountain
from Wayne
 
Rainforest
from Wayne
 
Path
from Wayne
 
Ferns
from Wayne
 
Rainforest
from Wayne
 
Menura novaehollandiae
from Wayne
 
Road
from Wayne
 
Mt Donna Buang - Rainforest Gallery
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
 
Broad Toothed Rat
from Fergus
 
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
 
Stunning driving scenery (photo: J. Antrobus)
from Parks Victoria
 
Frosty ferns (photo: Sam Strong)
from Parks Victoria
 

Change of conditions

Add change of condition
  • The toboggan runs and the summit carpark at Mount Donna Buang is closed. Customers can park their cars 200m from there at a another carpark and walk up. at Mt Donna Buang Summit, Friday 31 May, 2019
  • A portion of the O'Shannassy Aqueduct trail, between Dee Road and Ferngully Road, will be closed between Mondays and Fridays from 27 May 2019 to 30 June 2019 due to a conservation management program. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Monday 20 May, 2019
  • The Big Peninsula viewing platform is closed until further notice due to vandalism. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Monday 6 May, 2019
  • Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. See Map 26A, Map 26B, Map 26C, Map 26D and Map 26E for locations of the closures. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Wednesday 1 May, 2019
  • The public toilets at the Cambarville Picnic Area are unavailable for use until further notice. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Tuesday 23 April, 2019
  • O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail is closed at Road 1, Warburton Hwy, for Melbourne Water works. at O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail, Monday 1 April, 2019
  • Dom Dom Saddle toilet is currently closed due to lack of water. The closest toilets are either a five minute drive towards Melbourne (Fernshaw Picnic Ground) or a five minute drive towards Marysville / Alexandra (Black Spur Inn or Narbethong). at Yarra Ranges National Park, Monday 31 December, 2018
  • Lady Talbot Drive (Marysville) has been reopened to visitors following an increased risk of tree falling across the road and walking tracks during a severe weather event. Visitors are reminded that Fire Killed Trees (following the 2009 fire event) are regularly falling in the area and caution must be taken when visiting the area, especially during and for a few days after a severe weather event. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Friday 21 December, 2018
  • The Lady Talbot Drive walking tracks in Marysville are progressively being reopened. The Taggerty Cascades and The Beeches walk is under a partial track closure due to trees across track and damage following storms through the winter closure period. The track is now open from the Taggerty Cascades Car Park to The Meeting of the Waters, but remains closed from The Meeting of the Waters through to The Beeches until further notice. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Friday 30 November, 2018
  • The footbridge at Little Peninsula tunnel viewing point is closed until further notice pending essential maintenance work. at Yarra Ranges National Park, Thursday 17 May, 2018

Park Statistics

Barbeque
Bird watching
Camp fires
Cycling
Long walk / Multi day walk
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Playground
Scenic drive
Short walk
Sight-seeing
Skiing (cross country)
Snow play

Cradling the Yarra River headwaters and much of Melbourne’s water catchment, the park features majestic Mountain Ash trees.

Visit the Rainforest Gallery with its spectacular observation platform and rainforest walkway on the southern slopes of Mount Donna Buang. Enjoy cross-country skiing and tobogganing at Lake Mountain. Drive the world famous Black Spur between Healesville and Narbethong, continue through to Marysville stopping along Lady Talbot Drive to walk through ancient rainforests at the Beeches and view the waterfalls at Keppel and Phantom Falls. 

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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