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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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Spring

  • 3.3/5 rating (13 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 4 -5 hours

Anglesea Clifftops and Eumeralla Flora Reserve

Starting from Anglesea River, the walk joins the Surf Coast Walk through heathland and gullies, then turns north to make a circuit through forest and 4WD tracks, returning via Coogoorah park and wetlands back to Anglesea.

  • 3.5/5 rating (13 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 4 hours

Back Wall Walk
Mount Buffalo National Park

This is a delightful walk through snow gums, granite tors and open frost hollows, terminating at the Back Wall where there is an excellent view.  Involves a 240m climb.

Black Hill Reserve
  • 3.6/5 rating (8 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.

Blowhole and Bald Hill
  • 5.0/5 rating (1 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 17 km
  • Walk duration: 5.5 hrs

Blowhole and Bald Hill
Hepburn Regional Park

The walk starts at the Blowhole on Sailors Creek and follows an old water race descending to an old charcoal burning site and then climbing to the basalt plateau west of Daylesford. The walk visits Boots Gully, Henderson Spring and the hamlet of Basalt then descends to Bald Hill Creek. There is a steep climb out of the gully then a gradual ascent to Bald Hill before descending to Tipperary Springs and following the Goldfields Track along Sailors Creek back to the start.

Blowhole to Shepherds Flat
  • 3.3/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14.2 km
  • Walk duration: 5.0 hrs

Blowhole to Shepherds Flat
Hepburn Regional Park

The walk traverses typical goldfields bushland with varied topography passing a number of interesting historical features. These include the Blowhole, gold diggings, aqueduct/water race and the home of Australian cricket bat willow.

  • 2.4/5 rating (19 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 5.5 hours

Blue Mount - Toolangi Potato Farm
Black Range State Forest

A climb and walk through the Toolangi - Black Range State Forest beside farmland, mountain forest, banksias, grass trees, tree ferns and wildflowers in season.

Boots Gully & Charlesford Mine
  • 5.0/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Experienced
  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hrs

Boots Gully & Charlesford Mine
Hepburn Regional Park

This walk encompasses several of the smaller goldfields of the Daylesford area. A natural spring, Hendersons, in Boots Gully and a derelict mid-twentieth century slate mine are visited on the walk. 

Breakneck Gorge & Jacksons Lookout
  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 13 km
  • Walk duration: 3.5 hrs

Breakneck Gorge & Jacksons Lookout
Hepburn Regional Park

This walk in delightful bush visits the Blowhole, Breakneck Gorge, Golden Spring and Hepburn Mineral Springs Reserve via Jacksons Lookout, natural mineral springs and relics of the gold mining era.  Spring wildflowers, koalas, kangaroos and an abundance of bird life often seen.

Bundoora Park
  • 2.8/5 rating (26 votes)
  • Walk Type: Short
  • Walk Grade: Very Easy
  • Walk Length: 6.2 km
  • Walk duration: 2 hours

Bundoora Park

The Darebin City Council describes this park as 'Melbourne's most diverse park'.  The park features natural habitat, a golf course, many picnic areas and a tourist attraction known as Cooper's Settlement.  The walk is a little more challenging in parts, involving some walking on uneven and uphill paths.  There are optional walks to extend the distance for those who want a longer walk.

  • 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
  • 4.6/5 rating (5 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. 

Chocolate Mill Walk
  • 5.0/5 rating (1 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 16.6 km
  • Walk duration: 5.0 hrs

Chocolate Mill Walk
Hepburn Regional Park

Commencing on part of the Great Dividing Trail and walking north as far as the Chocolate Mill, the route passes evidence of the gold mining era in Beehive Gully. Crossing into the Hepburn Regional Park, the track continues along 4WD tracks, off-track through scrub alongside the highway and unmade back roads through small agricultural holdings up to a ridgeline where there are spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. The route continues along unmade back roads with a very steep descent to a ford before returning past a quaint miner's cottage to the cars.

  • 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.




Creswick Waters
  • 0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Walk Type: Day
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Length: 14.5 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hrs

Creswick Waters
Creswick Regional Park

The Creswick area was extensively mined from the 1850s to 1880s and evidence of mining activity is still evident.  The walk includes: Blue Waters; St Georges Lake, built as a mining dam for the Creswick State Battery which operated into the 20th century; Cosgrove Reservoir, a water supply for Creswick; and the remains of Eatons Dam wall, built of stone and earth that was breached in 1933 following intensive rain.