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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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Ferntree - Ararat Reservoir - Ferntree
Mount Buangor State Park

3.4/5 rating (7 votes)
  • Walk Length: 18 km
  • Walk duration: 7 hours
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Style: Return
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Beaufort

Walk Area:  South West Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  183 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2008

Walk Details Provided By:  Ballarat Bushwalking & Outdoor Club

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Getting There

From Beaufort head west along the Western Hwy.  Approximately 11 km out of town turn right onto Ferntree Gully Road at the 'Mt Buangor State Park' road sign. Continue for approximately 6 km to the park entrance. After ½ km turn right into Ferntree Waterfalls Rd. Continue past Middle Ck and Bailes car park on your left to reach Ferntree car park.

Further Information

Parks Victoria: Mount Buangor State Park; Mount Buangor Park Note

Check with Parks Victoria for the latest information prior to visiting this park.

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