Silvan Reservoir Park

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Silvan Reservoir Park

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Silvan Reservoir Park

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Silvan Reservoir Park

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Silvan Reservoir Torulosa Picnic Ground (Silvan Reservoir Park)

    Silvan Reservoir Park Upper Toilet Block Closed Permanently

    Due to a major plumbing fault the upper toilet block is closed permanently. Please use the toilet in the lower picnic ground.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Olinda/Silvan Storm Recovery Works Occurring

    Following the 2021 storm events, Parks Victoria is partnering with other government agencies to support recovery efforts on public land. In the Silvan and Olinda areas, VicForest will remove debris and treat hazardous trees to reduce the bushfire risk and enable safe and rapid response to emergencies. Works will also re-establish safe public access and allow the forest to regenerate. Environmental and cultural values are being identified and managed during this process. For your safety please observe signage, do not enter work sites and beware of machinery and trucks. 

    The following tracks remain closed until dry weather allows crews to complete:
    Yallambie Tk (area 3 - see map). 

    The following tracks will be closed from 18 May to 1 June: 
    Board Tk, Rd 2, Rd 16 and Rd 15 (area 2 - see map).

    Attachments: Silvan.Olinda Recovery Overview Map (288KB)

    Silvan Reservoir Storm Recovery Works

    Following the June 2021 storms, Parks Victoria is partnering with other government agencies to support recovery efforts on public land.
     
    In the Silvan Reservoir catchment, Melbourne Water is clearing debris and removing logs to reduce fuel loads. Due to the size and number of fallen trees, large machinery and trucks are needed to undertake this important work. For your safety, please observe signage and do not enter work sites.
     
    All works are being carried out to minimise the impact on environmental and cultural values. For more information visit the Melbourne Water storm debris removal in Silvan Reservoir page.

    Storm Damage Works information flyer

    Information Flyer

    Attachments: DR Storm Damage Works - Autumn 2022 Flyer (1) (1,671KB)

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