Yellow Gum Recreation Area (Plenty Gorge Parklands)


Yellow Gum Recreation Area (Plenty Gorge Parklands)

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Yellow Gum Recreation Area (Plenty Gorge Parklands)


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Need to know

Yellow Gum Recreation Area (Plenty Gorge Parklands)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No drones without a permit
  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No horses


  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Cliff collapse
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
    • Submerged obstacles
    • Drop off

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.

Closures applies to the southern end of Plenty Gorge Park

Due to a fire in December 2019, the section of Plenty Gorge Park south of Memorial Drive is closed. The closure remains in place to allow hazardous tree management and rehabilitation works to be conducted in a safe manner. The closed area includes; Yellow Gum Recreation Area, Tanunda Wetlands and Janefield South. For the latest information on fires, go to

Attachments: Melbourne - Plenty Gorge - fire community update 3 - 10 February 2020 (2,153KB)

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