Walk Category: Day
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Blackwood
Walk Area: Central Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 93 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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Blackwood Recreation Reserve:
Car parking, picnic tables and a rotunda at Shaws Lake.
Drive to Blackwood on the Western Highway (M8) via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the C318 exit (Greendale-Myrninong Rd) turn-off from the highway and turning right to cross back over the highway. In Greendale (6.4km) turn rignt to stay on C318. In 10km turn right onto Old Golden Point Road, then in 200m turn right to stay on Old Golden Point Rd and after a further 800m turn right again onto Golden Point Rd. In 350m turn left onto Albert St and in 50m turn right towards Golden Point Rd. In 450 m take first left onto Golden Point Rd. In 1.5km turn sharp left to stay on Golden Point Rd and reach Shaws Lake 1.1km later.
Weather forecast: Central District
Parks Victoria: website Lerderderg State Park
Parks Victoria: Park Note: Lerderderg State Park
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.
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