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Croanjingolong National Park

Parks Victoria need a lot of work to be done in this fantastic park. Camping from 10 June to 18 June is free. Parks Victoria will provide one to two BBQs over this period. Read more...

Goldfields Track - Yarra Ranges

Parks Victoria has asked BTAC if we can provide 12 volunteers to help with track clearing on Saturday, 13 May on the Goldfields Track in the Yarra Ranges. 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 ...
 

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Marble Quarry
  • 4.0/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 8 km
  • Walk duration: 3 hrs

Marble Quarry

Follow a jeep track into history to investigate an old marble quarry overlooking the Thompson River.  Marble from the quarry was used in the William Bailey Mansion in Ballarat and also Rupertswood Homestead in Sunbury. Two lecterns in St. Paul's Church, Ballarat East, and a counter top in Australia House, London.

Maroondah Reservoir - Donnelly's Weir - Maroondah Reservoir
  • 3.6/5 rating (17 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 9 km
  • Walk duration: 3 hours

Maroondah Reservoir - Donnelly's Weir - Maroondah Reservoir
Yarra Ranges National Park

Visit Maroondah Reservoir and take a short very pleasant figure-of-eight route, mainly along dirt roads through open forest.

Marum Point Circuit
  • 3.5/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 11 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Marum Point Circuit
Alpine National Park

This easy walk is a good introduction to the apline area and high plains.  The walk is on fire trails and beside one of the aqueducts that feed water into Rocky Valley Dam.  Excellent views, interesting vegetation and flowers in spring and early summer.

Marysville - 3 Lookouts - Bismarck Track
  • 3.2/5 rating (13 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours

Marysville - 3 Lookouts - Bismarck Track

This is a delightful walk that encompasses the best features of the areas around Marysville, including bush tracks, a steep climb, breathtaking views, forests, quiet gullies and rushing waterfalls and streams. Car shuffle required or can be made a circuit walk by walking through Marysille back to the car/s.

Corroboree Tree
  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 9 - 10 km
  • Walk duration: 3 - 4 hours

Melbourne Historic Trees walk

There are hundreds of natural features registered with the National Trust in Melbourne and throughout Victoria. This walk takes us to several magnificent trees that are registered as treasured landmarks while also seeing some of inner Melbourne. The trees range from 70 to over 400 years, indigenous to exotic.  This walk also takes you to many parts of inner Melbourne with many shops, cafes and restuarants along the way.

Merri Creek
  • 2.3/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Pusher/Wheelchair Very Easy
  • Walk Length: 5 km
  • Walk duration: 2 hours

Merri Creek

In the heart of inner suburban Melbourne, this trail passes through areas of trees and wetlands giving an unexpected sense of bush only a few kilometres from the CBD. The walk passes relics of earlier times when bluestone was quarried in this area and leads to CERES, a fascinating place dedicated to community and environmental initiatives.

Middle Creek - Cave Hill - Middle Creek
  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 7 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Middle Creek - Cave Hill - Middle Creek
Mount Buangor State Park

An interesting walk through a variety of vegetation, Cave Hill overhang and rock crossing.

  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 8 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Middle Creek - Ditchfields - Middle Creek
Mount Buangor State Park

A walk between two camping grounds, with one long steep section (about 400m in altitude).  There are great views from near Cave Hill and visit Ditchfields Hut and a large cave overhang.

  • 2.5/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 11 km
  • Walk duration: 5.5 hours

Middle Creek - Ferntree - Mt Sugarloaf - Middle Creek
Mount Buangor State Park

A circuit walk via Cave Hill, Mt Sugarloaf and Ferntree waterfalls with some steep sections.
Great views to the south and west. This walk is exposed in bad weather and involves a climb of 600 metres.

  • 4.3/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 7.2 km
  • Walk duration: 3 hours

Middle Creek - Ferntree Falls - Middle Creek
Mount Buangor State Park

A pleasant walk through open grassy woodland to a fern gully containing
a series of waterfalls. The track links 3 picnic areas.  There are some steps and some steep sections but handrails are provided.

Mineral Springs & Gold Mining Relics
  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 16 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hrs

Mineral Springs & Gold Mining Relics
Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

Visit the Tubal Cain mining complex with its horizontal chimney, dam, building ruins and several open shafts. Sample mineral water at the Vaughan Mineral Springs where alluvial gold was discovered in July 1851, and where a township called The Junction was formed, together with a market garden. 

Mollison's Galleries
  • 4.0/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Length: 18 km
  • Walk duration: 6 hours

Mollison's Galleries
Mount Buffalo National Park

At 18 km the walk to Mollison's Galleries is one of the longest on the Buffalo Plateau, but it is well worth doing. Mollison's Galleries are actually a series of huge boulders that overlook the Buffalo Valley and Lake Buffalo a long way below. The walk involves a 300m climb (and descent).

Mollongghip to Barkstead
  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 13 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hrs

Mollongghip to Barkstead
Wombat State Forest

This walk in the Wombat Forest features many gold rush artefacts. The remnants of the Andersons timber tramway and the sawdust of the Andersons sawmill can be seen in the firewood cutters' hamlet of Barkstead. The walk also takes in a gold mining dam and remnants of the Barkstead stamping battery.

Mormon Town Track
  • 2.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hrs

Mormon Town Track
Baw Baw National Park

A circuit walk on the Britannia Spur and the Mormon Tracks near Walhalla.

  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 11 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Mornington - Mt Martha

You will see suburban streets, a picturesque track to Mills beach, rocky headlands, rugged cliffs, secluded beaches, marshland boardwalk and a small bay side village.  Car shuffle required.