O'Briens Crossing Day Visitor Area (Lerderderg River Heritage River, Lerderderg State Park)

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O'Briens Crossing Day Visitor Area (Lerderderg River Heritage River, Lerderderg State Park)

O’Briens Crossing Picnic Area is nestled by the banks of the Lerderderg River. Sheltered by tall gum trees, enjoy a picnic in good company before setting out on a walk to explore the rugged terrain of Lerderderg Gorge on your four-wheel drive adventure. 

How to get there

O'Briens Crossing Day Visitor Area (Lerderderg River Heritage River, Lerderderg State Park)

Need to know

O'Briens Crossing Day Visitor Area (Lerderderg River Heritage River, Lerderderg State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash

Restrictions

  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware European wasps
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Shaft
    • Steep track
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Vehicles
  • Water hazards
    • Flash flooding

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.

Seasonal road closures 2021

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate 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.

Lerderderg State Park Partial Closure

Due to Storm Damage on 10th Jun 2021 the Lerderderg State park is partially closed. 
O'Briens Road and Bluegum Track are now open.  Lerderderg Campground, O'Briens Crossing Picnic Area and Shaws lake Picnic Area are also now open. East Walk Cowan Loop Track, Byers Back Track and Moonlight Gully hiking trails are now open. 
 
 Closures remain in place for the below sites:
- Amblers Lane Campground

Attachments: Lerderderg Partial Closure Map 07_10_2021 (402KB)

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