Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area (Lake Eildon National Park)


Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area (Lake Eildon National Park)

Enjoy a picnic or barbecue at Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area. Picnic tables, shelters, toilets, and free gas barbecues are available. Take a dip, stroll or cycle the shores of Lake Eildon along the Coller Bay trail or launch a boat or canoe from the boat ramp and explore the seemingly endless expanse of water.

Visitor Tips: No bins are provided. Please take all rubbish home with you for recycling or disposal. Mobile phone signals are unreliable in the park, however a public telephone is located at the Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area.

How to get there

Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area (Lake Eildon National Park)


BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area (Lake Eildon National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No generators


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

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.

Toilet Block CLOSED

The toilet block at Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area is closed. This is because of water service and associated critical infrastructure failure.

Visitors can continue using the picnic shelter, tables, barbecues, and carpark at Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area, as well as the main boat ramp, which remain open.

Parks Victoria is working on a solution to be able to re-open the toilet block at Herb Fitzroy Day Visitor Area. Unfortunately a date for re-opening cannot be provided at this time.

Blue Green Algae Warning for Lake Eildon

Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) have issued a blue green algae warning for Lake Eildon today Thursday 07 December 2023.  GMW is warning the public to avoid contact with water in Lake Eildon after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.
Warning signs are being placed at major recreational areas.
  • It is recommended that alternative supplies for stock drinking be used.
  • Stock and other animals should be kept away from recently irrigated areas.
  • Stock and pets should be kept away from the water.
  • Watering of edible garden plants should be avoided.
Further information can be obtained from GMW's website at: https://www.g-mwater.com.au/water-operations/bga


Arborist works in Jerusalem Creek Camping Area

Contractors will be undertaking tree works during the period of Thursday 7th December to Thursday 14th December within the Jerusalem Creek Camping Area.

Some campsites will be closed off however the Campgrounds will remain open during this time. Please be aware there will be increased traffic and noise from machinery during the hours of 8am - 5pm.

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