The Reservoir Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

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The Reservoir Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

The Reservoir Day Visitor Area is your key to accessing the remote and rugged interior of Mount Buffalo National Park. Escape with a day hike to the heart of the Buffalo Plateau or come prepared and spend a night in true wilderness at Rocky Creek or Mount McLeod.

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The Reservoir Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Need to know

The Reservoir Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No fires permitted
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • Boating zones apply
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

    • 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.

Deer Control (ground shooting) operation underway

Deer control is being undertaken in this park from October 2021 to June 2022. Some localised access restrictions may apply. Find out more about this program at https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/projects/deer-and-feral-animal-control-in-response-to-bushfire 

Walking track - Improvement Works

Parks Victoria staff will be undertakng walking track maintenance works, you will see materials stored on location for this purpose.
There will be numerous large bags containing crushed rock for track resurfacing and building materials to assist with the building of steps.

These works will be occuring during the summer of 2021 and 2022 and Autumn of 2022.

Walking tracks effected.
1. The Horn 
2. Back Wall
3. Dickson Falls.

Contractors will be onsite over the same period replacing damaged bridges on walkings tracks during this same period.

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