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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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Rose River Bridle Track
Alpine National Park

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  • Walk Length: 10 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Return
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Walk Summary

Walk Category: Day

Getting There: Car

Nearest Town:  Whitfield

Walk Area: North East Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  290 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  No

Walk Details Collated:  February 2013

Walk Details Provided By:  Benalla Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Travel to Whitfield via either Wangaratta or Mansfield.  Follow the sealed road 5km to Cheshunt and from here take the Rose River Road a further 15 km to the Upper Rose River Road. Follow this road a further 12 km to Bennies on the Rose River. Cross the river and travel a short distance to the Bennies Campground on your right.

Park Note entitled 'Valleys and Bluffs - around Mansfield and Whitfield' includes a map of this area with Bennies campground and Rose River clearly marked.

Further Information

Maps:  Vicmap 1:25000 Typo; VMTC Map - Wabonga Plateau; S.R & P.N Brookes map - 1:50,000 Wabonga Plateau; Natmap 1:100,000 Whitfield

VicmapIndex to Hard Copy topographic maps; Online access to 1:30,000 topographic maps

Parks VictoriaAlpine National Park website.  Look for Park Note called "Valleys and Bluffs - around Mansfield and Whitfield"

Bureau of Meteorology:  Benalla 7 day forecast, Mt Hotham 7 day forecast

Mobile phone coverage information  

Information on WhitfieldKing Valley Tourism

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