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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Upper Yarra Reservoir Park

These pictures were taken on April 17, 2011, in the Upper Yarra Reservoir Park, 100 km east of Melbourne.

They show the scenery, the reservoir, the Ferny Gully Trail, the camping area, Mc Veigh's Water Wheel, Aqueduct 11A, the spillway, the lookouts, the commemorative stonework, the Brinbonga Track, and engineering features of the reservoir.

This reservoir was completed in 1957 and suppplies water to the Silvan Reservoir for distribution across Melbourne.

It has a capacity of 200,000 Megalitres, and a catchment area of 33,670 hectares.

It is located 23 km east of the town of Warburton, reached from the Wood's Point Road.

See all of the Photos of my visit!

1 comment:

  1. Lorraine Wright7:24 PM

    We've just returned from this beautiful spot - literally - like an hour ago. Unfortunately just a quick stop but we will revisit and stay longer. Also well worth mentioning are the fabulous kitchens and dining area. It was being well used this morning with the rain bucketing down! One bloke lit one of the inside wood fires and it was nice and toasty inside out of the foul weather. Thanks for your blog.