Drive to Blackwood on the Western Highway via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the Greendale-Myrninong Rd exit from the highway and then turn right onto the Myrniong - Greendale Rd. After 1.1 km continue straight ahead onto the Old Western highway. After 9km turn right onto Mount Blackwood Rd. Continue for about 1.3km until reach Square Bottle Tk on right.
The walk starts and finishes at the junction of Mt Blackwood Rd and Square Bottle Track. Click here for a map of Blackwood.
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
Guidebook: Melbourne's Western Gorges by Glenn Tempest, Open Space Publishing, 2012 (can purchase book online and download GPS files)
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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 application: Lerderderg
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