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 walkway


Styx Mill Reserve is near Northwood and has entrances off both Styx Mill Road and Husseys Road. 

Metroinfo(external link) has up-to-date bus information.

Gates and opening hours

  • Gates are open from 7am to 6.30pm.
  • During daylight saving months, gates are open from 7am to 9pm.
  • 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.


The main picnic area has a great outlook over the lakes and there is ample seating. 

Please remember to take your rubbish with you as this reserve is rubbish free.

Walks and tracks

The Hussey View walkway follows the Styx River as it meanders slowly through the reserve. Shorter loop tracks are also available. 

Volunteering opportunities

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). Keep an eye on our volunteering page for special events.