The Warburton Valley has a wonderful assortment of parks and camp grounds to satisfy visitor needs. Whether you're a family with children that require lots of onsite park facilities or you're more laid back adventure and nature based travellers we can find the right spot for you.

Dee Road Picnic Area

Located at the top of the Dee Road in Millgrove, alongside the O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail, is a small picnic area with a beautiful view of the valley.

Fun at Mt Donna Buang

Mt Donna Buang is the closest mountain to Melbourne (just one hours drive) for snow play in the winter and forest fun in the summer.

Kurth Kiln

Kurth Kiln is a Picnic Ground and camping ground in a quiet and peaceful bushland setting.

Lilydale-Warburton Rail Trail

The Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail is a 38 km track following the old railway line through the towns of Wandin, Worri Yallock, Seville, Launching Place, Yarra Junction, Wesburn, Millgrove and terminating in Warburton.

Maroondah Reservoir Park

Maroondah features gardens with stands of native and exotic trees, native animals and birds and walking tracks. Its playground, lawns and cool summer shade make it a popular picnic destination in warmer months.

Mount Donna Buang

Mount Donna Buang climb - the closest true alpine ascent to Melbourne. Best of all it is virtually traffic free.

Rainforest Gallery-Warburton

This beautiful site features a 40 metre long observation platform which takes you into the rainforest canopy 15 metres above the ground in the Yarra Ranges National Park near Warburton.

Seven Acre Rock

Seven Acre Rock is a large rocky outcrop that provides some of the most spectacular views of the Yarra State Forest, Bunyip State Park and adjoining farm land. On a clear day, it is possible to see Western Port Bay and Port Phillip Bay.

Sugarloaf Reservoir Park

Nestled in the Christmas Hills, Sugarloaf is a tranquil setting for a picnic or a stroll near the reservoir shores, offering wonderful views across the water. For the more energetic, there is a 15km walk that circumnavigates the reservoir.

Toolangi State Park

Toolangi State Park has a number of things to see and do including a Discovery Centre, scenic trails and a variety of wildlife - including the elusive lyrebird!

Top Picnic Spots in the Yarra Valley

Take the time to be in the outdoors and feel the difference. Picnics can be the ultimate in a family day out or an intimate day for two to reconnect and wash the worries of the week away. Fresh air, stunning views, amazing wildlife and spectacular gardens all make for an entirely wonderful adventure.

Top Views in the Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley boasts a mix of breathtaking views that travel over vineyards, farmland, waterways and forest. Crisp cool mornings treat the early bird to spectacular moments as the fog rises and the hot air balloons come out to play. Find a vantage point from one of our many viewing towers and soak up the diversity of stunning landscape that unfolds in front of you. Professional or simply an enthusiast this region is a photographers paradise.

Upper Yarra Reservoir Park

The Upper Yarra Reservoir Park is popular for picnics, camping, sightseeing, or just an excuse for a drive or ride into a beautiful part of Victoria. The Park offers breathtaking views of the reservoir and the surrounding catchment from the lookouts.

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