Merri Creek

2.3/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Walk Length: 5 km
  • Walk duration: 2 hours
  • Walk Grade: Pusher/Wheelchair Very Easy
  • Walk Style: Return
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Merri Creek

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car, Train, Bus

Walk Area:  Melbourne - North

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  6 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  2009

Walk Details Provided By:  Bushwalking Victoria

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Getting There

Melway map:  30 D11

Car parking:  Very limited.

Train:   Epping Line to Rushall Station. 

Bus:  Route 250 Latrobe University to Garden City, get off at Rushall Station or route 253 Northland to Garden City, get off in Rushall Crescent and walk across to the railway station.   Both buses may be taken from the corner of Lonsdale and Exhibition Street in the City.  Buses run every day.

Further Information

CERES Environmental Park:  Open: 9am-5pm during Winter and 9am-6pm during Summer. Market: 9am-1pm Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Free entry. Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Phone: 03 9387 2609.

Dogs:  Permitted on leash.

Darebin Council Merri Creek Trail map (phone 03 8470 8470 or online at

Facilities:  Seats at intervals; toilets at Sumner Park, Kirkdale Park, CERES; water fountain/tap at Sumner Park; barbecues at Sumner Park and Kirkdale Park; café at CERES.

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