Due to the Hanging Rock precinct flooding, the reserve closed at midday to ensure visitor safety.The weather looks clearer over the weekend, and we anticipate the reserve will be open as usual. However, we will communicate any changes to opening hours on the weekend via the website and Facebook.
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Some online services such as online payments, permits and reporting an issue will be unavailable on 8 October between 8am and 12noon. We apologise for any inconvenience.
The Macedon Ranges region is host to spectacular and environmentally significant nature and bushland reserves, great for recreational activities like walking, picnics and bird watching.
Where else in Australia will you find the Black Hole of Calcutta, The Eagle, The Chapel and Lover's Leap ... let the secrets of Hanging Rock, based in the Macedon Ranges, unfold before your eyes.
The perfect location for bush walking, picnics and cycling and home to abundant native Australian flora and fauna.
Experience the superb natural environments of Wombat and Cobaw State Forests and Black Forest Woodend, used for picnics, bushwalking, cycling and four wheel driving.