This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.
Changes to the Packhorse Track
Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more
Grampians Peak Trail
Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway. Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video
Deer Hunting on Snake Island
The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...
The walk to Eagle Point is gently undulating, and clearly sign-posted. It has some good viewing points of the Buffalo Plateau - in particular from Eagle Point. It passes through snow-gum and alpine ash forests, rocky areas and snow-grass plains. Total climb of 200m.
This is a circuit walk that explores the slopes of Flinders Peak in You Yangs Regional Park. The undulating track includes some short steep sections as it weaves its way around and between granite boulders. There are great views out over the volanic plains.
Starting from the Erskine Falls carpark, you walk up to the imposing Erskine falls, then along the Erskine river, past Straw falls, to see Splitter Falls and past the cascades to the end of the Erskine river at Lorne. Car shuffle required.