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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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Leitches Creek Springs
Wombat State Forest

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  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hrs
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Car shuffle
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:Day

Getting There: Car

Nearest Town: Daylesford

Walk Area: Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO: 123 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 via Howe and Raglan Streets and continue east then south-east on Daylesford-Trentham Rd (C317) for about 7 km to the intersection with Dairy Flat Rd. Leave some cars here and proceed 3.5 km to Bullarto. Turn south into South Bullarto Rd. for less than 100 m and left into the large shady and protected car parking area near the Bullarto Hall.

Further Information

Total uphill: 520 m
Gradient: short steep hills <20%
Path: generally formed tracks

Maps:
  Vicmap Topo 1:25000 A0: 7723-3-N DAYLESFORD NORTH
                                       7723-3-S DAYLESFORD SOUTH
                                      
  Vicmap Topo 1:30000 A4: 7723-3-1-2, 7723-3-2-1

Wombat State Forest

Daylesford and Hepburn Springs – tourism and accommodation

Mobile Phone Coverage: Telstra, Optus, Vodaphone

 

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