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
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:
Mackenzies Flat picnic area: Car parking, Water - unreliable tank.
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.
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
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: