MacKenzies Flat Picnic Area (Lerderderg River Heritage River, Lerderderg State Park)

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MacKenzies Flat Picnic Area (Lerderderg River Heritage River, Lerderderg State Park)

Located at the south end of the park and set among native bushland, MacKenzie Flat is the perfect spot for a picnic or barbecue with the family. Go for a knee-deep splash in the seasonal waters of the Lerderderg River or set out on a walk through rugged Lerderderg Gorge.

How to get there

MacKenzies Flat Picnic Area (Lerderderg River Heritage River, Lerderderg State Park)

Facilities

BBQ - Electric/Gas
Carpark
Toilets

Need to know

MacKenzies Flat Picnic Area (Lerderderg River Heritage River, Lerderderg State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Unstable cliffs
  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

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.

This park has been impacted by recent significant weather events

This park has been impacted by significant flood and/or storm events and some areas may be closed or restricted. Check the Storm and Flood Affected Parks page for the most up to date information on this location.

Mackenzies Flat to Grahams Dam Walk open

Mackenzies Flat Picnic Area to Grahams Dam Walk is open. The Lerderderg River is flowing, and all crossings will be WET. Please be careful at the water crossings. Caution, the first set of steppingstones from Mackenzies Flat have been damaged with the recent high-water flow. No dogs permitted on this walk or at Mackenzies Flat Picnic Area. Please stay on the trail.

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