The Scenic Rim Lerderderg State Park

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  • Walk Length: 15.5 km
  • Walk duration: 6 hours
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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The Scenic Rim

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Bacchus Marsh

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  65 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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Getting There

Drive on the Western Highway via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the Bacchus Marsh exit from the highway.  Follow C704 towards Gisborne for 1.8km and turn left along the Lerderderg Gorge Road.  Drive for 5.4 km until reach Mackenzies Flat picnic area.

Further Information

Vicmap: Index to Hard Copy topographic maps

VicmapOnline access to 1:30,000 topographic maps

Recommended Maps: Lerderderg & Werribee Gorges (1:35,000, 2011) Meridian Maps

Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Space Publishing, 2012 (can purchase book online and download GPS files)

Mobile phone coverage information

Weather forecast:  Central District

Parks Victoria: website   Lerderderg State Park

Parks Victoria:  Park Note: Lerderderg State Park

Parks Victoria: Map optimised for mobile devices. To download map, you must first install the free Avenza PDF Maps applicationLerderderg    

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Comments (1)

  • Anthony Le Breton

    Anthony Le Breton

    18 October 2015 at 07:18 |
    Climbs & descents are fairly difficult - leave early & take plenty of water.

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