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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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Melbourne Historic Trees walk

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  • Walk Length: 9 - 10 km
  • Walk duration: 3 - 4 hours
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Style: One Way
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Corroboree Tree

Walk Summary

Walk Category: Day Walk

Getting There: Car, Tram, Train

Nearest Town: Melbourne CDB

Walk Area: Melbourne - Inner

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  1 km

Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes

Walk Details Collated:  July 2009

Walk Details Provided By:  CAEX Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Walk starts at Information Centre, Federation Square, corner Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne (opposite Flinders Street Railway Station).

Public transport is the best way to get to and from this walk.  Go to the public transport victoria website to plan your journey.

Parking in the city can be difficult and expensive.  There is car parking at Federation Square - entrance is off Flinders Street opposite T intersection with Russell street.



Further Information

Details on the historic trees was taken from the Metro article in The Age (31/1/09), titled 'Our City's Roots', and from the National Trust Register.

National Trust: Historic Tree Register 

HistoricTree Register app:  allows you to explore nearly 1,200 entries from the National Trust's Register of Significant Trees. The App gives you access to a database of trees and lets you easily find trees using the GPS functionality of your iPhone.

Royal Botanic Gardens map

Mobile phone coverage information  

Melway Map references: Maps 2F, 2P, 2G, 2B.  See detailed walk description for specific references. 

Inner city map (covers most of this walk and second page includes public transport details)

Maps of the inner city area are also available at the Visitor Information Centre in Federation Square at the start of this walk.

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