Mullum Mullum Creek Linear Park

Features
BBQ spots
Bike tracks
Bushland area
Dogs on lead
Off Lead Areas
Off street parking
Playgrounds
Rivers and creeks
Shared trails
Sheltered picnic areas
Toilets

Mullum Mullum Creek Linear Park (MMCLP) is an extensive area of green space extending 18 kilometres between the Yarra River in Templestowe to Croydon. The Manningham section is 11 kilometres winding through the suburbs of Donvale, Park Orchards, Warrandyte, Doncaster East and Templestowe, and generally marks the boundary between the urban and rural parts of Manningham.

The Mullum Mullum Trail is a major attraction and is currently being completed to extend the entire length of the park.

Access points in Donvale include; Reynolds Road, Springvale Road, Springwood Close and Tindals Road Melway ref. Maps 34 and 49

 

Paths and trails

  • The Mullum Mullum Trail joins the Main Yarra Trail in Templestowe and will take you all the way into the city.
  • The Mullum Mullum Trail joins the EastLink Trail which goes to Frankston.
  • The Main Yarra Trail also joins the Diamond Creek Trail and the Plenty River Trail.

You can travel the EastLink Trail all the way to Frankston and the Koonung Trail all the way into the City.

Section Lengths

  • 1.8 kilometres - Tindals Road to Reynolds Road (sealed)
  • 2.2 kilometres - Reynolds Road to Ringwood-Warrandyte Road (sealed)
  • 2.4 kilometres - Ringwood-Warrandyte Road to Main Yarra Trail (mostly sealed)
Car Race Hill - The Templestowe Hill Climb Walk
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Fauna Foals and Fruit - Mullum Mullum Creek to White's Orchard Walk
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Carparks

  • Mullum Mullum Reserve
  • Buck Flats, Donvale
  • Tindals Road, Warrandyte
  • Manna Gum Playspace, Ringwood-Warrandyte Road, Doncaster East
  • Currawong Bush Park, Doncaster East
  • The Parkway barbecue and picnic area, Templestowe 

 

Bring your dog

Off lead in all areas with the following exceptions which are either on lead or dogs prohibited:

  • Larnoo Drive vicinity: on lead
  • Dogs on lead 15 metres of any playground, barbeque or sports event (including horse club events at Buck Flats)
  • Buck Flats crushed rock path: Dogs must be kept to the path at all times.
  • Currawong Bush Park: dogs prohibited

 

Toilets

  • Mullum Mullum Reserve
  • Beasleys Nursery adjacent to Manna Gum Playspace

Nearby Playgrounds

  • Mullum Mullum Creek
  • Mullum Mullum Wetlands, Larnoo Drive, Doncaster East 
  • Picnic and barbecue area at The Parkway, Templestowe

Note: Look out for koalas, possums and kangaroos in the wetlands and conservation area near Larnoo Drive.

Larnoo Playspace Mullum Mullum Creek Linear Park

Larnoo Drive, Doncaster East

Playspace at Dellview

Springwood Close, Donvale

Play equipment at Manna Gum Playground

157-179 Heidelberg-Warrandyte Road, Doncaster East

Currawong Bush Park woven cubby image

Reynolds Road, Doncaster East

Generic parks

Reynolds Road, Donvale

Mullum Mullum Creek Linear Park (MMCLP) Management Plans

Development of the Linear Park has been a staged process: 

 

MMCLP Tikalara Stretch (formerly Stage 5):

  • Management Plan 2001
  • From Yarra River confluence to Heidelberg-Warrandyte Road
  • Incorporates a significant amount of Parks Victoria land

 

MMCLP Currawong Stretch (formerly Stage 1):

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  • Heidelberg-Warrandyte Road to Reynolds Road
  • Incorporates Currawong Bush Park

 

MMCLP Buck Stretch (formerly Stage 2):

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  • Reynolds Road to Tindals Road
  • Incorporates Mullum Mullum Reserve and Buck Flats

 

MMCLP McIntyres Stretch (formerly Stage 4):

  • Management Plan 2003
  • Tindals Road to Park Road
  • Incorporates former Illawong Reserve

 

MMCLP Whitefriars Stretch (formerly Stage 3):

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  • Park Road to Quarry Road
  • Southernmost stretch of the MMCLP within Manningham Council
  • Incorporates Mullum Mullum Park (Parks Victoria managed land)