Walk Category: Day or Backpack
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Porepunkah
Walk Area: North East Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 347 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider
Walk Details Collated: October 2006
Want access to all the information we have on each walk, including full walk descriptions, and where available a basic map of the walk? Your options are:
Gorge Day visitor area:
Dingo Dell Visitor Centre and Cafe:
Mt McLeod camp site:
Drive towards Bright via Hume Highway, Wangaratta and Myrtleford. Take the turn off to Mt Buffalo near Porepunkah. Drive up Mt Buffalo and once you have reached the Buffalo plateau, take the right hand option at the fork where the left leads to the chalet.
The road to the reservoir (Crystal Brook Road) is on the right about 0.7 km further on past the Parks Office, but before the sheds that house the snow clearing equipment. It is a good gravel road that follows Crystal Brook.
Map: Mt Buffalo Forest Activities Map 1:30 000 published by Rooftop Mapping Services
Parks Victoria: Mount Buffalo National Park website
Parks Victoria: Mount Buffalo National Park Visitor Guide
There are seasonal road closures in Mt Buffalo National Park over winter - check with Parks Victoria website for details.
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: