A haven for wildlife and native vegetation, Reef Hills State Park near Benalla is a great spot for a picnic, scenic drive, bushwalk, bike ride or horse ride. The park will delight visitors year-round, with wildflowers blooming in spring, wattles flowering in winter and large yellow Guinea-flowers on display most of the year.
The park was worked for reef and alluvial gold in the early 1900s and today prospectors may be still be lucky enough to find gold.
Things to see and do
- Scenic drives, bushwalks, horseriding, picnicking and nature study are some of the most popular activities in the park. Some roads are suitable for bicycle riding.
- Spring (the main wildflower season) and autumn are popular times to visit but there are plenty of things to see and do year round. Several wattles are in flower in the winter months and the large yellow Guinea-flowers can be found most of the year.
Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.
Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.Visit Website
Flora/Fauna, Nature based, Wildlife