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Spanish Onion - Cowan Tracks Circuit
Lerderderg State Park

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  • Walk Length: 12.5 km
  • Walk duration: 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

Take the Western Highway (M8) via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the C318 exit from the highway and then turn right onto C381 (Greendale-Myrniong Rd) crossing over the highway and travelling towards Greendale. In Greendale (6.4km) turn right to stay on C318. In 7.2km turn right onto O'Briens Road and you should reach O'Briens Crossing in 6km. Approx 2.5km past the Crossing you should reach the junction of O'Briens Rd and Cowan Track where the walk starts.

Further Information

Vicmap: Index to Hard Copy topographic maps

VicmapOnline 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 Note: Lerderderg 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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