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.
BWV Leadership Forum & AGM
Save the date - BWV Leadership Forum is being held on June 24, 2017.
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 ...
An easy walk that explores an unusual rock formation made famous by the film 'Picnic at Hanging Rock'. Although this walk is short it is rated medium because of an uphill walk to the top of the rocks which, has some quite steep sections and requires walking over rocks at the top.
Starting from Bogong High Plains Tourist Road follow Heathy Spur footpath up a gentle ascent through varied vegetation with lovely flowers until it joins the main Australian Alps Walking Track (AAWT). Follow the AAWT until the turnoff to the cairn at the summit of Mt Nelse. Great views.
This walk is called Hobbit Land as this was the name given to this small and unique parcel of land on the Baw Baw Plateau that escaped the bush fires of 1939 that burnt most of the vegetation on the plateau at that time. This is a walk into an area whose existence is known to only a few and requires some off track hiking.