Walk Category: Day
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Yarra Glen
Walk Area: Central Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 64 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider
Walk Details Collated: October 2007
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Where do we start?: Saddle Dam Car Park, Sugarloaf Reservoir.
Melways: 273 E 7
How do we get to the start?: From central Melbourne go via Doncaster, Eltham, Reservoir, Kangaroo Ground and Watsons Creek. Continue on Eltham - Yarra Glen Road to Simpson Road Melway Map 273 A 7 (this is the entrance to Sugarloaf). Saddle Dam Car Park is the 3rd (and final) car park on the right.
Maps: Parks Victoria "Sugarloaf Reservoir Park". leaflet and Melway Map 273.
Walk map Sugarloaf Reservoir Circuit, Christmas Hills: Copyright State of Victoria, Parks Victoria Mapping Systems 2000, Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE). Reproduced from Parks Victoria "Sugarloaf Reservoir Park" leaflet with permission of DSE.
Parks Victoria: Sugarloaf Reservoir
Reservoir Opening times: The park is open every day of the year. Gates open at 8.30am and close at 7.00pm during daylight saving. Outside of daylight savings, the park closes at 5.00pm.
Bushwalking Victoria's advocacy efforts aim to proactively influence decisions that impact on bushwalking and bushwalkers in Victoria, by engaging with key decision makers and land managers such as Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)to ensure that bushwalking issues and opportunities are understood and considered when policies and decisions are made that impact on the bushwalking community in Victoria.
Below is a list of campaigns that we encourage you to join: