Donnelly Weir Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)

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Donnelly Weir Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)

"The Donnelly Weir Picnic Area marks the beginning of the Bicentennial National Trail. A number of shorter walks lead off from the picnic area, including walks out to the Mooroondah Reservoir and to the top of Mount St Leonard, where views over the Yarra Valley await. "

How to get there

Donnelly Weir Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)

Facilities

BBQ - Electric/Gas
Toilets
Carpark

Need to know

Donnelly Weir Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No fires permitted
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No swimming
  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • Management vehicle only

Warnings

    • Not yet assessed

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail - Dee Rd Trestle Bridge Closed

The Dee Rd Trestle Bridge has been closed for public safety
Subsequently, the O'Shanassy Aqueduct trail now terminates at the bridge near the Dee Rd Picnic Ground, please plan your visit accordingly. We would recommend accessing the western section of the Trail from the Dee Rd Picnic Ground (Millgrove) and the eastern section from the Yuonga Rd Picnic Ground (Warburton).
Works to construct a new section of trail to bypass the bridge are due to commence in 2022 with completion expected by the end of 2023.

Walking Track Closure - Dom Dom Saddle to Mt Donna Buang

The Dom Dom Saddle to Mt Donna Buang walking track between Morleys Tk and Mt Vinegar will be closed from Saturday 21st May to Friday 27th May to conduct Fuel Management Burns associated with the upgrade to the Strategic Fuel Break on Rd8

Track Closure - Donnellys Weir to Mt St Leonard Walking Track

The Donnellys Weir to Mt St Leonard Walking Track will be closed from Sunday 22nd May to Friday 27th May to conduct Fuel Management Burns associated with the upgrade to the Strategic Fuel Break on Rd11

Seasonal road closures 2022

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate from after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

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