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Mollongghip to Barkstead
Wombat State Forest

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  • Walk Length: 13 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hrs
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Mollongghip to Barkstead

Walk Summary

Walk Category:Day

Getting There: Car

Nearest Town: Daylesford

Walk Area: Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO: 108 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) continue past the C141 exit to Daylesford and take the exit for Wallace/Bungaree/Creswick. Turn north onto Ormond Road and continue for about 8.7 km to the intersection with Gleesons and Barkstead Roads. Turn left onto Gleesons Road and drive 1 km to the junction with McPhans Road, Slaters Road and The Wallaby Track. This is the start of the walk.

Further Information

Total uphill: 260 m
Gradient: gentle hills <10%
Path: 4WD bush tracks, with off-track in open forest

Maps:

Daylesford and Hepburn Springs – tourism and accommodation

Mobile Phone Coverage: Telstra, Optus, Vodaphone

 

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