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Picnic Areas

Recreational facilities open

Our recreational facilities are open to the public at all of our storages. 
Visitors are reminded to practice good hygiene, and follow current rules for physical distancing and maximum group sizes. 

For the latest information on the current restrictions on the Victorian Government website.


Picnic Areas

There’s nothing better than a picnic on a beautiful day!

Southern Rural Water has picnic facilities available at a number of our storages.

All of our recreation facilities have a carry in – carry out policy. Please take home your litter.

Camping, firearms and horses are not permitted at any of our reservoirs, and dogs must be on a lead at all times.


Where can I picnic?

Storage Picnic areas More information
Lake Glenmaggie Dam wall and Sandy Point Lake Glenmaggie recreation page
Blue Rock Lake Old Tanjil Road and Spillway Road Blue Rock Lake recreation page
Cowwarr Weir [Closed to the public] Cowwarr Weir recreation page
Lake Narracan Recreation at Lake Narracan is managed by the Latrobe City Council Latrobe City Council
Melton Reservoir Exford Road picnic area Melton Reservoir recreation page
Merrimu Reservoir Main area Merrimu Reservoir recreation page
Pykes Creek Main area Pykes Creek recreation page
Southern Rural Water acknowledges and recognises Aboriginal people as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land and waters on which we work and live, and we respect their deep and ongoing connection to Country. For more about the First Nations peoples on whose Country we work, click here.