• Features: Landscaped picnic areas and open lawns
  • Opening Times:  10am to 5pm, daily
  • Best Time to Visit: In Spring (Sep to Nov)
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Transport Options: Train/bus, car
  • Cost: FREE
  • Address: Silvan, Victoria, Australia
  • Type: Park


The Silvan Reservoir Park features landscaped picnic areas and open lawns perfect for picnics and barbecues. The Silvan Dam is located here. 

Silvan Reservoir Park Dandenong Ranges



Set in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, Silvan Reservoir Park is an easy drive from Melbourne and ideal for a great day out.

Featuring landscaped picnic areas and open lawns surrounded by an impressive eucalypt forest, this park is perfect for a picnic or barbecue. The Grey Gum walking track takes you through the open lawns and past the eucalypt forest.

The Silvan Dam which is a major Melbourne water supply is located here as well. 


Facilities at Silvan Reservoir Park

  • Electric/Gas BBQ
  • Playground
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Toilet
  • Gravel carpark
  • Sealed carpark



Silvan Dam Picnic Area

Directly opposite the designated disabled parking bays within the park is the entrance to the BBQ and picnic area. There are picnic facilities in the open and under shelter. Both areas have accessible picnic tables for wheelchair users. A playground is located at the bottom of the carpark.



Silvan Opening Hours

Non-daylight savings (AEST): 9am to 4:30pm daily.

Daylight savings (AEDT): Entrance gate open 9am to 6.30pm. Exit gate closes 7:30pm.


Silvan Reservoir Park Address





Silvan Reservoir Park Map



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