Reedy Creek is a rural locality in central northern Victoria, 10 km south-east of Broadford and 60 km north of Melbourne. The creek is overlooked by the Tallarook State Forest to the north and the Mount Disappointment State Forest to the south.
Gold was discovered at Reedy Creek in 1857. Within two years reef mining began, and continued until the 1870s. The estimated mining population in 1859 was 3300 persons.