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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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Mount Sugarloaf - Antimony Mine Circuit
Lerderderg State Park

1.9/5 rating (10 votes)
  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 4.5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Melton

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  57 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2013

Walk Details Provided By:  Boroondara Bushwalkers

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Getting There

Take Route M79 (Calder Highway) north to Diggers Rest. Take exit to Diggers Rest/Bulla.  After 1.4km turn left onto Coimadai/Diggers Rest-Coimadai Road.  After 19.5km turn right onto Antimony Road.  1.7km later turn right to stay on Antimony Road.  Follow until reaching the Park gate. 

The walk starts and finishes here at Antimony Mine Road.  

Further Information

Maps

Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Space Publishing, 2012 (can purchase book online and download GPS files)

Mobile phone coverage information

Weather forecast:  Central District

Parks Victoria: website   Lerderderg State Park

Parks Victoria:  Park NoteLerderderg State Park - Pyrete Range

Parks Victoria: Map optimised for mobile devices. To download map, you must first install the free Avenza PDF Maps applicationLerderderg - Pyrete Range  

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