Walk Category: Day
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Bacchus Marsh
Walk Area: Central Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 83 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider
Walk Details Collated: October 2013
Walk Details Provided By: Boroondara Bushwalkers
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Boar Gully CampingArea:
From Melbourne, atke the M8 (Western Highway/Freeway) towards Ballarat and exit to Bacchus Marsh. Leave Bacchus Marsh to the south on Grant Street and turn right onto Griffith Street. Continue south on Bacchus Marsh - Balliang Road, then turn right onto Rowsley - Exford Road and then left to head west on Reids Road.
Continue south west on Reids Road through Brisbane Ranges National Park to Boar Gully Camping Area near the western edge of the park.
Recommended Maps: Brisbane Ranges Map Guide (1:30,000, 2010) Meridian Maps
Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Spaces Publishing, 2012 (can purchase book online and download GPS files)
Weather forecast: Central District
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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