Taggerty River Crossing (Yarra Ranges National Park)


Taggerty River Crossing (Yarra Ranges National Park)

Set out on the Lady Talbot Drive and stop at the Taggerty River Crossing for a peaceful break. A short stroll out the Taggerty Cascades is a great way to stretch your legs. Hear the river roar as it cascades over boulders and listen for lyrebirds. 

How to get there

Taggerty River Crossing (Yarra Ranges National Park)

Need to know

Taggerty River Crossing (Yarra Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed



Be Prepared

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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.

Partial walking track closure on Cumberland Circuit walk (South of Woods Point Road)

There is a partial closure in place on the Cumberland Circuit walk due to hazardous tree fall risk south of Woods Point Rd (see map attached) 

Attachments: Cambarville_A4_0412 (1,190KB)

Cambarville toilet block closed until further notice

Cambarville toilet block is closed until further notice due to water supply issues and structural problems 

Temporary closures for southern fall of Mount Donna Buang

Parks Victoria will be undertaking deer control works on the southern fall of Mt Donna Buang between April 22nd and 30th August 2024. During this time sections of the O'shannassy aqueduct, the Mt Victoria walking track and a number of access points to this area will be closed between the dusk and dawn, approximately 5pm in the evening and 6am in the morning.  Signage will be placed at all access points to the control zone. Please read these signs and for public safety reasons do not enter the site if they state control is taking place. Please refer to the attached map for more information or call 131963.

Attachments: Site map Donna Buang (637KB)

Big Peninsula Stepping Stones Closed

Big Peninsula Stepping Stones closed due to flood damage. 

Little Peninsula Bridge Closed

Little Peninsula Bridge closed due to storm damage. 

O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail - Dee Rd Trestle Bridge Closed

The Dee Road Trestle Bridge has been closed for public safety
Subsequently, the O'Shannassy Aqueduct trail now terminates at the bridge near the Dee Road Picnic Ground.  We recommend accessing the western section of the Trail from the Dee Road Picnic Ground in Millgrove and the eastern section from the Yuonga Road Picnic Ground in Warburton. Please plan your visit accordingly.  

Works to provide continued access to the trail are being investigated.

Dom Dom Saddle Picnic Area - Toilet Closure

Dom Dom Saddle Picnic Area toilets are permanently closed and will be removed in their entirety at a later date.
The nearest toilets are at Fernshaw Picnic ground.

Phantom Falls walk closure

The walking track to Phantom Falls is currently closed due to extensive storm damage. The second bridge and viewing platform are damaged and deemed unsafe. The track is overgrown and has numerous fallen tree obstructions.

Access beyond the first bridge, overlooking the Taggerty River is not permitted.

Access to the carpark, picnic area and first bridge is still permitted. 

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