Walk Category: Day
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Anakie
Walk Area: Central Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 77 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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Anakie Gorge Picnic Area: Car parking
Stony Creek Picnic Area:
Get there via the M1 (Princes Freeway) and take the Werribee exit. Leave Werribee to the SE on Bulban Road then right onto Edgars Road, left onto Kirk Bridge Road, right onto Little River Ripley Road, left onto C704 (Bacchus Marsh - Geelong Road), right onto Granite Road right onto Staughton Vale Road then 1.6 km north to turn left onto Gorge Road for 850 m to the Brisbane Ranges National Park - Anakie Gorge Picnic area.
Alteratively, a longer (90 km) but simpler route is via Bacchus Marsh (M8 and C704) to Granite Road etc.
Recommended Maps: Brisbane Ranges Map Guide (1:30,000, 2010) Meridian Maps
Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Spaces Publishing, 2012 (can purchase book online and download GPS files)
Weather forecast: Central District
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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