Green Gully from Blackwood Wombat State Forest

3.8/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Length: 17 km
  • Walk duration: 6 - 7 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Return
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Green Gully from Blackwood

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Blackwood

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  59 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2005

Walk Details Provided By:  Essendon Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Drive to Blackwood on the Western Highway via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the Greendale-Myrninong Rd turn-off from the highway and then the Greendale -Trentham Rd to Blackwood.  The walk starts and finishes at the Blackwood Recreation Reserve.  Click here for a map of Blackwood showing the recreation reserve.

Further Information

Recommended Maps:  VicMap Trentham 7723-2-3, 1:25,000 or Wombat State Forest Touring Guide, Meridian Productions, 1:50,000 (this one may be out of print now)

Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Space Publishing, 2012 (Lerderderg Heritage Trail walk)(can purchase book online and download GPS files)

Mobile phone coverage information

Comments (1)

  • Chris Towers

    Chris Towers

    14 October 2013 at 05:23 |
    This walk can be shortened to 13 kms by commencing at the Jack Cann Reserve which is adjacent to the Garden of St Erth.

    In Blackwood, follow the signs to the Garden of St Erth and drive through the carpark to an open space about 40m further on where there is plenty of parking. The walk starts on the track on the right (uphill) approx half way between where you have parked and the carpark.

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