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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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Shaws Lake - Tunnel Point
Lerderderg State Park

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  • Walk Length: 14 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:  Blackwood

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  93 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

Drive to Blackwood on the Western Highway (M8) via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the C318 exit (Greendale-Myrninong Rd) turn-off from the highway and turning right to cross back over the highway.  In Greendale (6.4km) turn rignt to stay on C318.  In 10km turn right onto Old Golden Point Road, then in 200m turn right to stay on Old Golden Point Rd and after a further 800m turn right again onto Golden Point Rd.  In 350m turn left onto Albert St and in 50m turn right towards Golden Point Rd.  In 450 m take first left onto Golden Point Rd.  In 1.5km turn sharp left to stay on Golden Point Rd and reach Shaws Lake 1.1km later.

Further Information

Vicmap: Index to Hard Copy topographic maps

Vicmap: Online access to 1:30,000 topographic maps

Recommended Maps: Lerderderg & Werribee Gorges (1:35,000, 2011) Meridian Maps

Mobile phone coverage information

Weather forecast:  Central District

Parks Victoria: website   Lerderderg State Park

Parks Victoria:  Park NoteLerderderg State Park

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

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