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Very Easy

Very easy walks are 5 - 8km in length, on formed tracks through level or gently undulating terrain. Typically 8km would take 2 – 3 hours walking at a relaxed pace.  These walks should also be suitable for active children.

The walk grades on the where2walk directory are provided as a guide only.  A range of individual factors can affect the actual grade such as size and mix of party, individual fitness and experience levels, weather conditions.

  • 3.6/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 3 - 6 km
  • 1 - 2 hours

Bright Canyon Walk

This is a delightful walk along the Ovens River, and is all the more remarkable because it is virtually in the centre of Bright.

  • 2.8/5 rating (26 votes)
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 6.2 km
  • 2 hours

Bundoora Park

The Darebin City Council describes this park as 'Melbourne's most diverse park'.  The park features natural habitat, a golf course, many picnic areas and a tourist attraction known as Cooper's Settlement.  The walk is a little more challenging in parts, involving some walking on uneven and uphill paths.  There are optional walks to extend the distance for those who want a longer walk.

  • 3.6/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 6 km
  • 2.5 hours

Cherry Walk

This is a delightful amble along the Ovens River virtually in the town of Bright. The name of the walk comes from the Cherry family which lost six children to diphtheria in an epidemic in 1871.

  • 3.2/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 4 km
  • 1.5 hours

Dickson's Falls

Mount Buffalo National Park

This walk starts on the east side of the road opposite Cresta Valley ski area. Subalpine plant communities and masses of wildflowers are a highlight in late summer.

This is a short but delightful nature walk along Dickson's Creek to the falls where there is a spectacular view over Buckland Valley. 60m climb and descent. Retrace route to the start of the walk.

  • 4.2/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 1.5 km
  • 30 - 45 mins

Distillery Creek Nature Trail

Great Otway National Park

The Nature Trail follows a circuit through gently rolling woodlands back to the picnic area. There are information boards along the walk explaining the natural history of the area.  Can be combined with the Ironbark Gorge Walk (4.5km) follows a circuit through the gorge and back to the picnic area.

  • 3.2/5 rating (13 votes)
  • Short
  • Pusher/Wheelchair Very Easy
  • 0.5 - 2.5 km each
  • 20 - 45 mins each

Grants Picnic Ground Walks

Dandenong Ranges National Park

Grants Picnic Ground is located in Sherbrooke Forest in the Dandenong Ranges National Park, 41km east of Melbourne.  There are magnificent Mountain Ash trees, cool moist tree fern gullies, and lots of colourful rosellas, galahs, cockatoos and possibly a lyrebird.

There are four short walks that all start from the Visitor Centre, and are all beautiful.

  • 4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Short
  • Gentle Pusher/Wheelchair Very Easy
  • 7 km
  • 2.5 hours

Kororoit Creek

A well-defined, sealed trail along the valley of Kororoit Creek which contains mini-rapids, large waterholes and basalt cliffs.   Spring is the best season for this walk, which goes through many areas replanted by community volunteers and Melbourne Water.  The walk starts and finishes with short bus trips to and from Sunshine Station.

  • 2.7/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 1.8 km
  • 30 mins

La-Ne-Jeering Walk

Langi Ghiran State Park

A short walk to an aboriginal art site which is unique to this area. To the Djab Wurrung people, this area is a sacred site.  Please treat it with respect.

  • 2.8/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Short
  • Very Easy
  • 8 km
  • 2.5 hours

Mt Blackwood - Lohs Lane

Lerderderg State Park

This walk includes some of the delights of Lerderderg, but with none of the steep climbs. Highlights are the extensive views to Melbourne, the You Yangs, surrounding farmland and into the gorge from Mt Blackwood; old growth manna gums; wildflowers; and picturesque old farm buildings/equipment.  Bring your camera.

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