Merri Creek Valley and Escarpment (Yarra Bend Park)


Merri Creek Valley and Escarpment (Yarra Bend Park)

This popular, large, off-lead dog area is located on Yarra Bend Road, alongside the Eastern Freeway. Off street parking is available on Yarra Bend Road. The park can also be accessed on foot, from the Main Yarra Trail. Shelters and picnic benches are located within the site.
As rubbish bins are not provided, please take all rubbish home with you.

In the case of an emergency dial 000 for police, fire, and ambulance. If your network has no signal dial 112 to access any available network.

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Merri Creek Valley and Escarpment (Yarra Bend Park)

Need to know

Merri Creek Valley and Escarpment (Yarra Bend Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed off leash


  • Management vehicle only
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators
  • No vehicles
  • No camping
  • No fishing
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No swimming


  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • 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.
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