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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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Corral Peak and Mahomet's Tomb
Mount Buffalo National Park

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  • Walk Length: 3 km
  • Walk duration: 1.5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Very Easy
  • Walk Style: Return
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Porepunkah

Walk Area:  North East Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  347 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but patchy and coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2006

Walk Details Provided By: Benalla Bushwalking Club, Warby Range Bushwalkers, Wangaratta Out and About & Border Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Drive towards Bright via Hume Highway, Wangaratta and Myrtleford.  Take the turn off to Mt Buffalo near Porepunkah.  Drive up Mt Buffalo and continue driving south (that is, take the right fork just after you reach the plateau level – the left fork goes to the chalet).

The walk start is about 6.5 km from this road fork. Once past Lake Catani, the road climbs steadily until The Cathedral is reached. The track to Corral Peak is roughly opposite.

There is an extensive parking area and also toilets (for the rock climbers who climb The Cathedral and The Hump).

Further Information

Mobile phone coverage information 

Map: Mt Buffalo Forest Activities Map 1:30 000 published by Rooftop Mapping Services

Parks Victoria:  Mount Buffalo National Park website

Parks Victoria:  Mount Buffalo National Park Visitor Guide

There are seasonal road closures in Mt Buffalo National Park over winter - check with Parks Victoria website for details.

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