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Upper Yarra Reservoir Park

Woods Point Rd, Warburton VIC 3799

Set in the peaceful high country east of Warburton, lies the popular Upper Yarra Reservoir Park - the upper most point of the Yarra River accessible to the public. The carefully maintained gardens and picnicgrounds, encompassed by eucalypt bushland and spectacular scenery, makes visiting Upper Yarra Reservoir Park a memorable experience. Follow the beautiful Fern Gully self-guided trail as it loops through tall eucalypt forest with a dense sheltered ferny understorey. Enjoy breathtaking views of the reservoir and the surrounding catchment from the lookouts. Take a stroll along the Brimbonga Walking Track to the viewing platform and watch water flow through the reservoir's outlet basin as it begins its journey to Melbourne. Before you go Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website. Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.

2016 Giro della Donna

3455 Warburton Highway, Warburton VIC 3799
Join the CyclingTips team on Sunday November 27, 2016, for the second edition of the flagship event, the Giro della Donna. Last year's event was an incredible mix of riding, superb weather, sublime kits, and plenty of laughs. Starting in the township of Warburton, Victoria, and finishing at the top of Mt. Donna Buang, the Giro della Donna features one of the most spectacular cycling routes in Australia. Over 107 kilometres of closed and traffic-managed roads, you will climb more than 2,700 metres, including the gruelling (and stunning) 20 kilometre Reefton Spur ascent and a true mountain-top finish at Mt. Donna Buang. With a 13 kilometre gravel section along the stunning Acheron Way, this route is a challenge for any cyclist, but one that can be enjoyed by all. With a respectful nod to the Italian champions of years gone by, the challenging terrain of the ‘Strade Bianche’, and the epic climbs of the Giro d’Italia, the 2016 Giro della Donna will be a day that memories are made of....