Macedon Regional Park

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The Macedon Ranges form the southern end of Victoria's Great Dividing Range and feature a diverse range of natural, and cultural features. The park protects forested land along the ridge of the range and offers great opportunities for bushwalking, scenic drives and picnics.

Mount Macedon is one of the highest peaks in the range and you can enjoy magnificent views from the Mount Macedon Memorial Cross, and the Camels Hump viewing platforms.

Top of the Range tearooms is open 7 days a week 10:00am to 4:00pm. 
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Mount Macedon's cool climate makes it a relieving adventure in summer, and a snowy destination in winter. Visit: for the latest Mount Macedon snow updates.

Park stats

Size: 2,165 Ha (21.65 km2)
Authority: Parks Victoria
Distance from Melbourne: 58.5 km


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Park amenities, facilities, and things to do
  • BBQ Area

    BBQ Area
  • Carpark

  • Cafe

  • Historical landmarks

    Historical landmarks
  • Horse riding

    Horse riding
  • Lookout

  • Picnic ground

    Picnic ground
  • Toilets / Restrooms

    Toilets / Restrooms
  • Walking track

    Walking track
  • Bus parking

    Bus parking
  • Viewing platform

    Viewing platform
  • Information centre

    Information centre
  • Geological features

    Geological features
  • Snow

  • Scenic drive

    Scenic drive
  • Information boards

    Information boards
  • Dog walking

    Dog walking
  • Bird watching

    Bird watching
  • Flora / Plantlife

    Flora / Plantlife
  • Forested areas

    Forested areas
  • War Memorial

    War Memorial
  • Rock climbing

    Rock climbing

Landmarks, and things to see

Harbison Picnic Ground

Harbison Picnic Ground

Just like Top of the Range and the Memorial Cross, the Harbison Picnic Area is located at the summit of Mount Macedon. Top of the Range can even cater your picnic (see information further down this page.)The Harbison Picnic Ground commemorates the work of Dr. Robert Harbison to the redevel...

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Major Mitchell Lookout

Major Mitchell Lookout

Major Thomas Mitchell, one of Victoria's first explorersMajor Thomas Mitchell, Surveyor General of the Colony of New South Wales; was the first person to map and survey Mount Macedon, naming the Mountain after Philip of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great. He did th...

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McGregors Picnic Ground

McGregors Picnic Ground

Enjoy a leisurely picnic at McGregors Picnic Area - one of the six picnic grounds along the ridge of the range.McGregor's picnic ground is located approximately 1km along Cameron Drive from the Mount Macedon Road intersection.There are fireplaces/BBQ areas, picnic tables and toi...

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Days picnic Ground

Days picnic Ground

One of the six picnic grounds along the ridge of the range, Days Picnic Area is a large picnic ground with plenty of parking and room for a family day out.There are fireplaces, an information board, picnic tables and toilets....

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Top of the Range tea rooms

Top of the Range tea rooms

Located at the summit of Mount Macedon, in the middle of the amazing Macedon Regional Park, and right next to the Memorial Cross; Top of the Range is open 7 days a week from 10am.Open for morning, and aftenoon teas... Amazing lunches, and great coffee! Oh, and don't forget that we have...

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Camels hump

Camels hump

Like nearby Hanging Rock, this rocky outcrop is a mamelon – a volcanic feature formed six million years ago when thick lava squeezed through a narrow vent in the earth’s crust. The highest peak in the range, Camels Hump offers superb views of Hanging Rock and the surrounding countrysi...

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Eco-tourism trail

All the wonderful trees, and plants that Mount Macedon has to offerThis is a great place for a family stroll, with many natural features to see along the way. Signs along the walk and a display board at the lake provide information on the forest environment.The walk...

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Sanitorium lake, and picnic ground

Tucked away past the Days picnic ground is Sanitorium Lake, orginally built to supply water to a Tuberculosis SanitoriumIn the early 1900's, the Sanitorium burned down, however the lake is still here today.A quiet walk from the carpark takes your through the wonders of Mount Mac...

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Memorial Cross

Memorial Cross

After the Shrine of Remembrance, Mount Macedon Memorial Cross is considered to be the most significant war memorial in Victoria. Located on the summit of the mountain within the War Memorial Cross Reserve, this imposing structure stands 21 metres high and commemorates all those who served in wars...

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Trigonometry survey cairn

This eight metre high cairn was built in the 1860s as a reference point for land surveys. It is one of only three mortared stone Geodetic Triangulation Cairns in Victoria.The Survey Cairn is a short walk from Top of the Range tea rooms, through the Harbison picnic ground....

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Baringo picnic ground

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Lagoon Park

Located on Black Forest Drive, the pictureqesue entrance road into Woodend, Lagoon park is a small piece of the Macedon Regional Park that offers a quiet picnic ground to stop, and snack beside the lagoon....

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Mount Towrong

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