Domino Rail Trail - Bushwalking Victoria

Domino Rail Trail Wombat State Forest

3.6/5 rating (12 votes)
  • Walk Length: 12 km
  • Walk duration: 3.5 hrs
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Domino Rail Trail

Walk Summary

Walk Category:Day

Getting There: Car

Nearest Town: Lyonville

Walk Area: Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO: 127 km

Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated: May 2015

Walk Details Provided by: Federation 2015; Bayside Bushwalking Club & Great Dividing Trail Association

Walk Description

Start the walk opposite the Radio Springs Hotel, Lyonville. Walk 20m from the hotel to the information board in the Main Street. Follow the track, which starts directly behind the information board, across the Coliban River flats and continue until it crosses the Domino Trail approx 60m from the start. The track is just to the south of the Domino Trail and roughly parallel to it. After a further 400m, and just after crossing a creek, the track turns left (north) and crosses the disused railway line, i.e. the Domino Rail Trail.

Continue on a vehicle track which swings north-east for about 500m to a track junction. Turn right (east) and continue on this track for about 3.5km to re-join the Domino Rail Trail. Proceed along the Rail Trail for about 1 km to Trentham Station. From there, walk around to the Trentham Park and Lake which is an ideal spot for lunch, or visit one of the many eateries in Trentham.

Return to the start of the walk along the the long, straight length of the Domino Rail Trail.

Walk Map

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Getting There

From Melbourne head west via the M1, M80 and the Western Freeway/Highway (M8) and take the C141 exit, turning north to Daylesford. From Daylesford take the Midland Highway (A300) east and at the Farmers Arms Hotel go straight ahead onto the Daylesford-Trentham Road (C317). Stay on this road until Lyonville. Turn right onto High Street and park opposite the Radio Springs Hotel. This is the start of the walk.

Further Information

Total uphill: <150 m
Gradient:  <10%
Path: well formed tracks

Maps:
  Vicmap Topo 1:25000 A0: 7723-2-S TRENTHAM SOUTH
                                      
  Vicmap Topo 1:30000 A4: 7723-2-3-4, 7723-2-3-1

Trentham attractions

Daylesford and Hepburn Springs – tourism and accommodation

Mobile Phone Coverage: Telstra, Optus, Vodaphone

 

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