Merrimu Reservoir, located west of Melbourne near Bacchus Marsh, is a quiet recreational area offering picnic facilities.
The reservoir provides drinking water to local towns and irrigation water to the Werribee Irrigation District. Water levels can vary throughout the year.
Hours of Operation
The Merrimu recreational area is open from 8.30am to 4.30pm daily.
Facilities and What to Do
Merrimu Reservoir is a great place for a picnic.
Facilities at the recreation area include:
Suspected BGA Bloom
There are no current blooms.
Brochures and Maps
Things to Note
- You must take your litter home with you
- Camping, firearms and horses are not permitted
- Dogs must be on leads at all times.
Merrimu Reservoir is located on Pyrites Creek, a tributary of the Werribee River, 10kms north-east of Bacchus Marsh and approximately 50kms from Melbourne – VicRoads Reference Map 328 J6