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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.

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Easy

Easy walks are 8 – 12km in length on formed tracks through level or gently undulating terrain.  Typically 12km would take 4 – 5 hours walking at a relaxed pace.

The walk grades on the where2walk directory are provided as a guide only.  A range of individual factors can affect the actual grade such as size and mix of party, individual fitness and experience levels, weather conditions.

  • 3.1/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 10 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hours

Babbington Hill
Wombat State Forest

A walk through Wombat State Forest with attractive forested scenery on the lower slopes of Babbington Hill and over the hill-top with views of the surrounding country.

  • 3.9/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 8 km
  • Walk duration: 2 - 3 hours

Beaufort Lake and Forest Walk
Trawalla State Forest

A walk around Beaufort Lake and out into the adjoining State Forest through
an old gold mining area.  This walks starts and finishes at the Beaufort Caravan Park.

Black Hill Reserve
  • 3.7/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 2 - 12 kms
  • Walk duration: 1 - 3 hrs

Black Hill Reserve

Black Hill comprises large granite outcrops rising to a summit 614 meters above sea level from a base which is some 530 meters above sea level. Walks from 2km to 12 kms allow walkers to enjoy extensive views together with impressive rock formations.

  • 3.0/5 rating (21 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 9 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Blackwood and Shaws Lake Historic Walk
Lerderderg State Park

This interesting walk visits many of the features in and around the historic gold mining township of Blackwood: Blackwood cemetery, churches, the pub, shops; plus the Blackwood mineral springs on the Lerderderg River and Shaws Lake.

  • 2.4/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 6 km
  • Walk duration: 3 hours

Blackwood Historic Tour
Lerderderg State Park

This walk visits some of the interesting features in and around the historic town of Blackwood.  Additional information on Blackwood can be obtained from the Information Stand in the Blackwood General Store.  Also refer to the attachment 'About Blackwood'.

Boneo Road - Cape Schanck - Boneo Road
  • 2.1/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 12 kms
  • Walk duration: 3 - 4 hours

Boneo Road - Cape Schanck - Boneo Road
Mornington Peninsula National Park

Rolling hills, farmland, Main Ceek, rocky offshore reefs and a pleasant boardwalk at Cape Schanck.  Beautiful views of the coast, plenty of kangaroos, ti-tree scrub, sandy tracks, views of the lighthouse and rocky cliffs around Cape Schanck.

Branding Yard Trail
  • 3.8/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
    Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy Medium
  • Walk Length: 6.6 km - 9.8 km
  • Walk duration: 2.5 hours

Branding Yard Trail
You Yangs Regional Park

This is a circuit walk that explores the central area of the You Yangs Regional Park. The granite peaks of the You Yangs rise dramatically from the surrounding volcanic plains between Melbourne and Geelong and are clearly visible from as far away as the bay side of Melbourne and beyond.

  • 3.5/5 rating (16 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 11.4 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Centenary Walk and The Island
Werribee Gorge State Park

A walk through attractive yellow gum woodland to an isolated volcanic hill between Myrniong Creek and the Werribee River.

Central Springs to Tipperary Springs
  • 4.5/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 8.5 km
  • Walk duration: 2.5 hrs

Central Springs to Tipperary Springs
Hepburn Regional Park

The walk takes the Tipperary Walking Track from Central Springs, at the picturesque Lake Daylesford, to Tipperary Springs. There are several mineral springs visited en-route to sample the waters. 

  • 4.0/5 rating (1 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Very Easy
  • Walk Length: 3 km
  • Walk duration: 1.5 hours

Corral Peak and Mahomet's Tomb
Mount Buffalo National Park

This is a short walk in an area of Mt Buffalo that has numerous large rock features. 100m climb and descent.




Eaton's Cutting - OT Dam - Seawinds - Arthurs Seat State Park
  • 4.4/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Length: 10 kms
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hours

Eaton's Cutting - OT Dam - Seawinds - Arthurs Seat State Park
Arthurs Seat State Park

A pleasant walk through natural bushland with views over Westernport and Port Phillip Bays, two Quarries, a secluded dam in a hidden valley, vineyards. Some walking beside roads.

Grand Strzelecki Track
  • 3.8/5 rating (12 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
    Backpack
  • Walk Grade: Medium Hard Experienced
  • Walk Length: Various
  • Walk duration: Various

Grand Strzelecki Track
Tarra-Bulga National Park

The Grand Strzelecki covers in excess of 100km of walking and hiking tracks stretching from Morwell National Park to Tarra-Bulga National Park and Balook in a 3 or 4 day hike. Divided into segments, the GST can also be walked in shorter sections, ideal for 1 or 2 day hikes.

  • 3.0/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 13.8 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours

Grass Tree Walk
Brisbane Ranges National Park

Part of this interesting walk is a section of the 3-day Burchell Trail. Most of the walk is on quiet vehicle tracks through undulating woodland, with an understory of grass trees. Of interest are old slate quarries, good views and a little gorge. There is a short steep descent into the gorge and then a climb out. 100m change of elevation a series of small ascents and descents toward the end of the walk.

Great Dividing Trail
  • 3.2/5 rating (24 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
    Day
    Backpack
  • Walk Grade: Easy Medium Hard Experienced
  • Walk Length: 300km+
  • Walk duration: Various

Great Dividing Trail

Pathway to central Victoria's hidden treasures, from deep gorges and fern-lined rivers to the artefacts and cultural heritage of the greatest gold rush the world has ever seen.

Great South West Walk
  • 4.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
    Day
    Backpack
  • Walk Grade: Easy Medium
  • Walk Length: Various
  • Walk duration: Various

Great South West Walk
Lower Glenelg National Park

The Great South West Walk has been developed as a bushwalking trail suitable for most ages and abilities comprising short 2 hour loop walks, full day walks, or for the intrepid, the whole 250km loop that begins and ends at the Maritime Discovery and Visitor Information Centre in Portland Victoria, Australia.