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Jacksons Lookout & Hunts Dam

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  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 3.5 hrs
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Jacksons Lookout & Hunts Dam

Walk Summary

Walk Category:Day

Getting There: Car

Nearest Town: Daylesford

Walk Area: Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO: 117 km

Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated: May 2015

Walk Details Provided by: Federation 2015; Bayside Bushwalking Club & Great Dividing Trail Association

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Getting There

From Melbourne head west via the M1, M80 and the Western Freeway/Highway (M8) and take the C141 exit, turning north to Daylesford. From Daylesford drive north on Main Road for 4 km and turn left onto Hepburn-Newstead Road. Drive west for 600m and park near the Hepburn Primary School on the corner of Fourteenth Street.

Further Information

Total uphill: 200 m
Gradient: short steep hills <20%
Path: generally well formed tracks with some rough rocky surfaces

Maps:
  Vicmap Topo 1:25000 A0: 7723-3-N DAYLESFORD NORTH
                                      
  Vicmap Topo 1:30000 A4: 7723-3-1-4, 7723-3-1-3

Parks Victoria - Hepburn Regional Park

Daylesford and Hepburn Springs – tourism and accommodation

Mobile Phone Coverage: Telstra, Optus, Vodaphone

 

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