Styx Mill

This large reserve follows a natural river corridor. It's a great place for walks and picnics and is conveniently located in an urban area.

Styx Mill walkwayThe Hussey View walkway follows the Styx River as it meanders slowly through the reserve. The main picnic area has a great outlook with ample seating, but please remember to take your rubbish with you as this reserve is rubbish free.

Styx Mill Reserve is near Northwood can be reached from Styx Mill Road and Husseys Road. Metroinfo(external link) has up-to-date bus information.

Get involved in your local or favourite park. Community interest in the whole Styx River catchment is represented through the Guardians of the Styx(external link)

Gates and opening hours

Gates are open from 7am–6.30pm. During daylight saving months, gates are open from 7am–pm. Gate closures are administered by ADT security. A callout fee will be charged to release vehicle.


A fenced dog exercise area allows dogs to run off the lead. You can take dogs on leads on walking tracks.

Walks and tracks

Shorter loop tracks are also available.