Little Peninsula Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park, Yarra River)

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Little Peninsula Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park, Yarra River)

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Little Peninsula Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park, Yarra River)

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Little Peninsula Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park, Yarra River)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No fires permitted

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • No mobile phone reception
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Water hazards
    • Submerged obstacles
    • Flash flooding
    • Deep water

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.

Banana Alley Wharf- closed to all berthing

From 26 April 2022, Banana Alley timber wharf will be closed to ALL berthing. Essential commercial pick up/drop off will no longer be permitted. The timber wharf will be closed to all berthing ongoing. The wharf is undergoing construction activities and pedestrian access is restricted to authorised personnel only. Once works are completed, pedestrian access will be given to the landing. 

Further updates and changes to conditions will be provided as needed. 

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

Shallow waters - Herring Island Environmental Sculpture Park

The Herring Island meander on the Yarra River has reduced water depth as a result of built up sediments.  Please ensure that you navigate this area with caution as certain sections have encroached into the main section of the river (near Como and Wesley Rowing landing).

Further updates and changes to conditions will be provided as needed. 

Shallow Waters - Downstream of Charles Grimes Bridge

The northern side of the river channel immediately downstream of Charles Grimes Bridge in the vicinity of Yarra's Edge Marina on the Yarra River has reduced water depth as a result of built up sediments.  Please ensure that you navigate this area with caution as certain sections have encroached into the main section of the river. 

Further updates and changes to conditions will be provided as needed. 

Lower Yarra River Maintenance Dredging - CBD and Docklands - April to August 2022

Maintenance dredging is conducted in the Lower Yarra River as part a dedicated four-year dredging program to ensure safe boating access. The third phase of the program is expected to start in April 2022 and target sites in the CBD and Docklands area. 

See attached River User Update for more information and the current Notice to River Users for detailed information on safe navigation and exclusion zones related to the works. 

Attachments: Edition 3 - River User Update Yarra Maintenance Dredging Feb 2022 (914KB)

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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