The Beeches Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)


The Beeches Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)

At the beginning of the Beeches Rainforest Walk and right by the Taggerty River, The Beeches Picnic Area provides a quaint picnic spot.

How to get there

The Beeches Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)



Need to know

The Beeches Picnic Area (Yarra Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed



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.

Seasonal road closures 2021

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

Closure Donnellys Weir

Donnellys Weir will be closed from 24th September 2021 and is expected to be reopened on the 1st October 2021 due to severe storm damage

Lady Talbot Drive Closure

Due to increased risk of tree fall from recent high rainfall and forecast rainfall through Autumn, Winter and Spring, Lady Talbot Drive is closed until further notice, affecting access to Phantom Falls, Keppel Falls, Taggerty River Cascades and The Beeches Walk and picnic area. Tree risk conditions will be reassessed in November 2021.

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