Walk Category: Day
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Melton
Walk Area: Central Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 57 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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Take Route M79 (Calder Highway) north to Diggers Rest. Take exit to Diggers Rest/Bulla. After 1.4km turn left onto Coimadai/Diggers Rest-Coimadai Road. After 19.5km turn right onto Antimony Road. 1.7km later turn right to stay on Antimony Road. Follow until reaching the Park gate.
The walk starts and finishes here at Antimony Mine Road.
Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Space Publishing, 2012 (can purchase book online and download GPS files)
Weather forecast: Central District
Parks Victoria: website Lerderderg State Park
Parks Victoria: Park Note: Lerderderg State Park - Pyrete Range
Cinnamon Fungus: Information
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.
Below is a list of campaigns that we encourage you to join: