Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Daylesford
Walk Area: Central Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 127 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider
Walk Details Collated: May 2015
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From Melbourne head west via the M1, M80 and the Western Freeway/Highway (M8) and take the C141 exit, turning north to Daylesford. From Daylesford drive north on Main Road for 4 km and turn left onto Hepburn-Newstead Road. Follow this for 5.5 km to Basalt Road opposite the Lavendula complex. Turn left onto Basalt Road and proceed for a further 5 km. Pass through the Boots Gully area (it's clearly marked with lots of boots) and stop just at the edge of the open farmland. Parking is nearby, just off-road or 100 m before the edge of the open farm-land (Grid Reference (GR) 424677).
Total uphill: 220 m
Gradient: generally <10%
Path: roads, tracks and off-track on water races
Bushwalking Victoria's advocacy efforts aim to proactively influence decisions that impact on bushwalking and bushwalkers in Victoria, by engaging with key decision makers and land managers such as Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)to ensure that bushwalking issues and opportunities are understood and considered when policies and decisions are made that impact on the bushwalking community in Victoria.
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