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Blue Mount - Toolangi Potato Farm
Black Range State Forest

2.4/5 rating (19 votes)
  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 5.5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Healesville

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  64 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2007

Walk Details Provided By:  Koonung Bushwalking Club & Diamond Valley Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Where do we start?

From Healesville take the Healesville Kinglake Road and drive approximately 10km, past the Yarra Glen junction (near RACV Club), to a sizable lay-by on the left.  Park car/s here.

Further Information

Map:  Rooftop's Toolangi – Black Range Forest Activities Map.  Coordinates 58 37 – 58 42 / 3 65 – 3 69

Walk map for Blue Mount – Toolangi Potato Farm:  Grid distance:1km;  Contour Interval: 10m (20 m on eastern side); Grid North to top.  Copyright State of Victoria, Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE).  Reproduced from Vicmap Toolangi with permission of DSE.

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Comments (1)

  • Peter Rose

    Peter Rose

    30 September 2013 at 11:53 |
    Completed this walk on 29 September 2013 with13 others from the Walking Club of Victoria. A pleasant walk with wet and dry forest areas and views across the Yarra valley, but watch out for trail bikes and muddy patches. The tree marking is no longer there and the posts are largely burnt at the Lowes Road/Xanthorrhoea Track junction and there was no signpost at the cleared area further along the track. So make sure you follow the map and head in the right direction!

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