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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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Great Dividing Trail

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  • Walk Length: 300km+
  • Walk duration: Various
  • Walk Grade: Easy Medium Hard Experienced
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Great Dividing Trail

Walk Summary

The Great Dividing Trail network comprises nearly 300 km of tracks that traverse the top of the Great Dividing Range in central Victoria.

The 210km Goldfields Track comprises three linked tracks between Buninyong and Ballarat  in the south and Bendigo in the north. The Goldfields Track is both walker and mtb accessible, with signed diversions where single use is required.

The Wallaby Track links Buninyong, Ballarat, Creswick and Daylesford. 

The Dry Diggings Track links Daylesford and Castlemaine. 

The Leanganook Track links Castlemaine and Bendigo.

The Lerderderg Track links Daylesford, Blackwood and Bacchus Marsh.

 

For comprehensive information on the trail network, go to the Great Dividing Trail web site.

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