Happy Valley Track (Long Forest Flora and Fauna Reserve)


Happy Valley Track (Long Forest Flora and Fauna Reserve)

Happy Valley Track – 4km return, 2 hours

Grade 3 walking track – involves slopes, uneven surfaces and some steps and creek crossings.

Start from Happy Valley Trailhead (carpark) on Long Forest Road. Walk west beyond the information shelter until you eventually reach a beautiful Blue-box tree flat beside Coimadai Creek. Return on the same track.

Please note there is no vehicle access into the reserve itself.

Dogs, fires and camping are not permitted.

Visitor tips: There are no toilets or bins provided - please take your rubbish home. Walkers should wear sturdy footwear, a hat, sunscreen, clothing appropriate for the weather, and carry a map and sufficient water. There is no water provided in the reserve.

Long Forest FFR is in the Central fire district. Bushfire safety is a personal responsibility. Anyone entering parks and forests during the bushfire season needs to stay aware of forecast weather conditions. Check the Fire Danger Rating and for days of Total Fire Ban at www.emergency.vic.gov.au, on the VicEmergency smartphone app or call the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226.

How to get there

Happy Valley Track (Long Forest Flora and Fauna Reserve)

Need to know

Happy Valley Track (Long Forest Flora and Fauna Reserve)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No bicycles
  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs allowed
  • No camping
  • No drones without a permit


  • Animals and pests
    • Beware European wasps

Be Prepared

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