Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October


This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Changes to the Packhorse Track

Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

Deer Hunting on Snake Island

The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...

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Lake Mountain: Snowy Hill Car Park - Keppel Hut - Gerratys Car Park
Yarra Ranges National Park

2.5/5 rating (16 votes)
  • Walk Length: 16 km
  • Walk duration: 5.5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: One Way
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Lake Mountain: Snowy Hill Car Park - Keppel Hut - Gerratys Car Park

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Marysville

Walk Area:  North Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO: 118 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2007

Walk Details Provided By:  Koonung Bushwalking Club & Diamond Valley Bushwalking Club


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Getting There

Where do we start?:  Snowy Hill Car Park, Lake Mountain

How do we get to the start?: Drive through Healesville to Marysville. Follow the signs from Marysville to Lake Mountain and park at Snowy Hills Car Park. A short car shuffle will be required to Gerratys Car Park.

Further Information

Map: VicMap Marysville – Lake Mountain Outdoor Leisure Map 1:30000

Walk Map:  Grid distance: 1km; Contour Interval: 20m;  Grid North to top.  Copyright State of Victoria, Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE).  Reproduced from Vicmap Juliet South with permission of DSE.

Parks VictoriaYarra Ranges National Park

Note:  There are seasonal road closures in this area.  As at August 2012 the Upper Taggerty Road (Track) was closed.  It is strongly recommended that prospective walkers check the Parks Victoria website and/or contact the local ranger for current information before visiting this park.

Mobile phone coverage information

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