Norman Reserve (Yarra River, Warrandyte State Park)


Norman Reserve (Yarra River, Warrandyte State Park)

Enjoy this bushland setting which is dominated by the Yarra River as it winds its way through the Warrandyte Gorge.
A short walk leads you to a view of the Evelyn Tunnel.
There are no picnic facilities or toilets at this Reserve.
Camping and fires are not permitted.
The reserve is closed on severe weather warning days and days of severe fire danger and above.
This reserve is one of 3 sites within the Warrandyte State Park where dogs are permitted. Dogs must be on lead.

How to get there

Norman Reserve (Yarra River, Warrandyte State Park)



Need to know

Norman Reserve (Yarra River, Warrandyte State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No camping
  • No drones without a permit
  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed


  • Water hazards
    • Strong currents
    • Deep water
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

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.

Shallow Waters - River Channel Downstream of Charles Grimes Bridge

The channel immediately downstream of Charles Grimes Bridge in the vicinity of Yarra's Edge Marina has reduced water depth as a result of sediment build up. Minimum depth at low tide may be less than 2m. Large vessels should navigate the area with caution.

Notice to River Users 7 December 2023

As Waterway Manager under the Marine Safety Act 2010 Parks Victoria wishes to advise these waterway closures and activities (PDF) on the Yarra River, Maribyrnong River and Victoria Harbour.

Attachments: NTRU December 7 (1,374KB)

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