There's plenty to keep you on the go with an extensive network of bushwalking and cycling trails. From the popular Lilydale - Warburton Rail Trail to the glorious vista of the Yarra Ranges National Park that cradles the upper reaches of the Yarra River there is a path for you. Road cyclists enjoy the scenic rides such as the O'Shannassy Aqueduct and the challenge of the Mt Donna Buang summit.

Warburton to Mt Donna Buang Mountain Summit Walk

The best vertical kilometre (1100m) training walk within 1.5 hrs drive of Melbourne. Walk from Warburton township to the summit of Mt Donna Buang. Excellent long distance of 12km. Excellent training walk for The Alps of Europe or NZ, Himalaya, Kokoda Trail, Pyrenees etc. and great alternative to the 1000 Steps walk. Passes through Mountain Ash, Myrtle Beach and Snowgum forests with Lyrebirds and Sambar dear. Average slope 19% or 1in 5.

Blue Lotus Water Garden

A unique 14 acre display water garden of Lotus and Waterlilles. It can take 1-1.5 hours to walk the garden however most groups usually spend 2-3 hours enjoying the garden.

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.

Geocache in the Warburton Valley

Geochaching is the free high-tech treasure hunt where you use your GPS receiver to find caches hidden by other players. It's a great way to be outdoors, enjoy the environment and revel in the thrill of the hunt!

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.

O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail

The O'Shannassy Aqueduct trail is a 30 kilometre walking and bike riding trail from East Warburton to Don Valley in the Upper Yarra Valley.

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.

Reids Tramline Walk

The Reids Tramline walk provides an entertaining look at some of the relics of the historic tramline along which horses, and later, steam-powered locomotives hauled huge logs out of the forest.

Richards Tramline Walk

An 11 kilometres walk discovering the old Tramlines that connected significant historical sites on the outskirts of East 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.

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