Labour Day weekend, Friday 10th – Monday 13th March. Read more...
Detours, Yarra State Forest
Detours will be in place in the Yarra State forest during February/March to ensure public safety around timber harvesting operations. 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 ...
Peaks Challenge Falls Creek
Due to the many cyclists taking part in the event, a number of road closures and changes to traffic conditions will be made in the region on Sunday 12 March. Read more...
Replacement of Toilet Block - Ritchie's Hut
Parks Victoria are currently in the process of replacing the existing toilet at Ritchie's hut.
The works are scheduled between February and April 2017.
There may be no toilet available for use between this period as the old toilet will be decommissioned. Please ensure you walk at least 100 metres from the river or any water way, dig a hole and bury your waste and toilet paper very carefully.
If you have any queries, please contact Parks Victoria, Mansfield on 13 1963.
Accommodated Walks are multi-day walks where walkers go from one commercial accommodation venue to the next e.g. B&B's, hotels, etc. Walkers are not self sufficient (i.e. no tent, cooking gear, food for evening meal etc).