The Fire Danger Period for the Macedon Ranges Shire started at 1am on Monday 9 January 2023. Burning off is not allowed during this time. You can dispose of green waste for free at transfer stations.
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There are three botanic gardens in the Macedon Ranges, each with their own special features and history.
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.
To ensure full enjoyment, safety and comfort of others please observe the requirements for dogs in public spaces. Find the off the leash areas and dog prohibited areas near you.
Explore the parks, gardens and reserves of the Macedon Ranges.
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.
Find and hire a venue or facility in the Macedon Ranges for your event.
The perfect location for bush walking, picnics and cycling and home to abundant native Australian flora and fauna.
The Macedon Ranges is home to many beautifully landscaped gardens open to the public throughout the year.
Find the locations and features of public skate parks and BMX tracks in the Macedon Ranges.
Experience the superb natural environments of Wombat and Cobaw State Forests and Black Forest Woodend, used for picnics, bushwalking, cycling and four wheel driving.