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Babbington Hill
Wombat State Forest

3.0/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Walk Length: 10 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Trentham

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  101 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2005

Walk Details Provided By:  Essendon Bushwalking Club

 

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Getting There

Drive towards Trentham via Calder Freeway past Gisborne to Macedon.  Exit freeway near Macedon onto route C792 towards Woodend.  After about 7.6km turn left into Forest St (C317).  Follow route C317 to Lyonville.  In Lyonville turn into Tram Street and park on the north side.

Further Information

Recommended Map:  Wombat State Forest Touring Guide, Meridian Maps, 1:50,000 (this may be out of print now). 

Comments (1)

  • Mario Kalpokas

    Mario Kalpokas

    07 July 2014 at 08:11 |
    Really pleasant, easy walk through forest and fern gullies often in sight of the Lerdederg River.

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