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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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Grass Tree Walk
Brisbane Ranges National Park

3.0/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Length: 13.8 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Bacchus Marsh

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  83 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2013

Walk Details Provided By:  Boroondara Bushwalkers

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Getting There

From Melbourne, atke the M8 (Western Highway/Freeway) towards Ballarat and exit to Bacchus Marsh. Leave Bacchus Marsh to the south on Grant Street and turn right onto Griffith Street. Continue south on Bacchus Marsh - Balliang Road, then turn right onto Rowsley - Exford Road and then left to head west on Reids Road.

Continue south west on Reids Road through Brisbane Ranges National Park to Boar Gully Camping Area near the western edge of the park.

Further Information

Vicmap: Index to Hard Copy topographic maps

VicmapOnline access to 1:30,000 topographic maps

Recommended Maps: Brisbane Ranges Map Guide (1:30,000, 2010) Meridian Maps

Parks Victoria: Brisbane Ranges National Park   -   Park Note

Friends of the Brisbane Ranges

Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Spaces Publishing, 2012 (can purchase book online and download GPS files)

Mobile phone coverage information

Weather forecast:  Central District

Pets:  No

 

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