Upper Yarra Reservoir Park

National Parks and Reserves

This site is currently closed due to storm damage (June 2021). Please check the Parks Victoria website for the latest updates.

Set in the peaceful high country east of Warburton, lies the popular Upper Yarra Reservoir Park – the upper most point of the Yarra River accessible to the public. The carefully maintained gardens and picnicgrounds, encompassed by eucalypt bushland and spectacular scenery, makes visiting Upper Yarra Reservoir Park a memorable experience.

Follow the beautiful Fern Gully self-guided trail as it loops through tall eucalypt forest with a dense sheltered ferny understorey.

Enjoy breathtaking views of the reservoir and the surrounding catchment from the lookouts.

Take a stroll along the Brimbonga Walking Track to the viewing platform and watch water flow through the reservoir’s outlet basin as it begins its journey to Melbourne.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.

Facilities

Picnic Area

Nearby Things to Do

View All
Mt Donna Buang Lookout Tower

Mt Donna Buang

Warburton, Yarra Ranges

Ryan et al

The Waterwheel Art Gallery at Warburton

Warburton, Yarra Ranges

Michael Hibbert

Shortlist Private Tours

Three Bridges, Yarra Ranges

Bijke Shop Yarra Junction

Girt By Dirt

Yarra Junction, Yarra Ranges

Family walking the Redwood Forest in Cement Creek

Californian Redwood Forest

East Warburton, Yarra Ranges

Jump on a river sled and get up close to nature.

Warburton Adventure Company

Warburton, Yarra Ranges

Contact Us