Yarra Ranges National Park
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- In October 2018, Parks Victoria commenced repair works at Badger Weir Picnic Ground. After sustaining significant storm damage in October 2016, Badger Weir Picnic Ground has been closed to the public. It has already undergone several stages of site clean-up. It is now closer to being open to park visitors and the local community. For more, read the latest community update (PDF) at Badger Weir Picnic Area, Tuesday 22 January, 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
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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