The Beeches Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)


The Beeches Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)

At the beginning of the Beeches Rainforest Walk and right by the Taggerty River, The Beeches Picnic Area provides a quaint picnic spot.

How to get there

The Beeches Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)



Need to know

The Beeches Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


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


    • None applicable

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.

O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail - Dee Rd Trestle Bridge Closed

The Dee Rd Trestle Bridge has been closed for public safety

Subsequently, the O'Shanassy Aqueduct trail now terminates at the bridge near the Dee Rd Picnic Ground, please plan your visit accordingly. We would recommend accessing the western section of the Trail from the Dee Rd Picnic Ground (Millgrove) and the eastern section from the Yuonga Rd Picnic Ground (Warburton).

Works to provide continued access to the trail are due to commence in 2022 with completion expected in 2023.

Californian Redwoods Forest, East Warburton, Road Access Closed

Road access to the Warburton Californian Redwoods Forest will be closed from 17 October to 31 March 2023 while Yarra Ranges Council complete works to rehabilitate and upgrade the connecting Cement Creek Road bridge.
During this time, visitors will be unable to access the Californian Redwoods Forest by car.  Visitors can still access the site via bike or on foot via the O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail.
For enquiries about the Cement Creek Road bridge upgrade, please contact Yarra Ranges Council.
Information about planned facilities upgrades can be found by searching "Redwoods Forest set for facilities boost", or "Cement Creek Redwoods Forest upgrades" pages on this website.

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