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Peter Murrell Reserves

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Conservation and Recreation

The permanent inhabitant wildlife and the vegetation communities in which they reside lie between the Perimeter Fire Break, designated trails and other facilities provided for visitors. By remaining within the recreational areas provided, the visitor has the opportunity to experience a variety of recreational activities whilst protecting and enjoying the natural environment.


Walking is allowed on all designated trails and the Perimeter Fire Break. The Nature Trail is intended for the use of walkers only - dogs, horses or bicycles are not permitted.


Cycling is allowed on Fire Trails and the Perimeter Fire Break. Cyclists should give way to all other users.

Horse Riding

Horse riding is only allowed on the Horse Riding Trail and in the Horse Riding Zone.

Dog Walking

Dog walking is permitted on:
  1. Named Fire Trails - dogs to be on a leash at all times.
  2. Perimeter Fire Break - dogs to be on leash or under effective control at all times.
  3. Along the section of Horse Riding Trail west of Coffee Creek - dogs on leash at all times.
Dog walkers must remove dog faeces from the reserves or drop them in the bins where provided.