The Reservoir Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)


The Reservoir Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

The Reservoir Day Visitor Area is your key to accessing the remote and rugged interior of Mount Buffalo National Park. Escape with a day hike to the heart of the Buffalo Plateau or come prepared and spend a night in true wilderness at Rocky Creek or Mount McLeod.

How to get there

The Reservoir Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Need to know

The Reservoir Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No camping
  • No fires permitted
  • Boating zones apply


    • None applicable

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.

Deer control operation underway

Deer control (ground shooting) is being undertaken in this park between September and December 2020, to protect native species impacted by bushfires. This operation poses no risk to visitor safety.

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