Saddle Dam Picnic Area (Sugarloaf Reservoir Parks)


Saddle Dam Picnic Area (Sugarloaf Reservoir Parks)

Located in Christmas Hills, Sugarloaf Reservoir provides a parkland setting to enjoy a picnic or walk close to the reservoir.
Saddle Dam picnic area is a relatively flat grassed open space with designated accessible parking, picnic facilities and toilets. A challenging 18 km walk around the reservoir can be accessed from the picnic area.
Gates open at 8.30am and close at 5pm daily and 7pm during daylight saving.
Solid Fuel BBQ’s and Dogs are not permitted within the Park.

How to get there

Saddle Dam Picnic Area (Sugarloaf Reservoir Parks)



Need to know

Saddle Dam Picnic Area (Sugarloaf Reservoir Parks)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No swimming
  • Restricted opening hours
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No drones without a permit
  • No camping
  • No generators


  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
  • 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.
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