Yarran Dheran Reserve

Ashburton Drive, Mitcham

Yarran Dheran Reserve

Ashburton Drive, Mitcham
Staff Pick
19 m
1.27 km
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While the map shows the Eastlink shared trail, there are numerous walking trails in this natural bushland reserve. The Eastlink trail is a sealed track, while the many walking trails are unsealed.

Yarran Dheran Reserve

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Yarran Dheran is a large bushland reserve situated on the banks of the Mullum Mullum Creek. At approximately 8 hectares it forms an important part of the broader Mullum Mullum Valley bushland. Along with remnant and revegetated bushland, the reserve contains a visitor centre that is open on Sundays (2pm-4pm subject to volunteer availability, except on total fire ban days), a large picnic area and numerous walking tracks. It is the perfect place to spend some time enjoying the sights and sounds of the bush.


Points of Interest

1. Schwerkolt Cottage

Historic building from 1863.

2. Playground

Playground near Schwerkolt Cottage

3. Yarran Dheran Visitor Centre

Visitor Centre open on Sundays 2pm-4pm (subject to volunteer availability, except on total fire ban days)

4. BBQ

Electric BBQs for public use

5. Mullum Mullum Creek

The path crosses the creek a number of times. There are also several alternative paths through the reserve.

6. Picnic Area

Picnic area with park tables and a grassy open area.

7. Rock Stairs

The area is pretty hilly.

8. Mullum Mullum Creek

There's lovely walking paths beside the Mullum Mullum Creek

9. Ponds

There's a series of ponds along the upper parts of Waterfall Walk.


Historical Interest Historical Interest
Local Treasures Local Treasures
Art and Culture Art and Culture
Natural Trail Natural Trail
Coast/River/Lake Coast/River/Lake
Playground Playground
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Drinking Water Available Drinking Water Available
Seating Available Seating Available
Pram friendly Pram friendly


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