Walk Category: Short
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Blackwood
Walk Area: Central Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 86 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider
Walk Details Collated: October 2013
Walk Details Provided By: Boroondara Bushwalkers
This walk is all on tracks except for the easy descent of Mt Blackwood and a flat walk along Grassy Easement, a fence line is followed through a paddock. Some road walking. 150m change in elevation. 2.5hrs of walking, not including breaks. There are side-trips to explore the easy sections of Chadwick Track (return) and Ah Kow Track (return). A great walk for photographers.
Start: Junction of Mt Blackwood Road and Tower Track.
End: Junction of Mt Blackwood Rd and Tower Track.
Disclaimer: All reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the route description was as accurate as possible at the time of publication.
The accompanying map is general in nature and should not be relied on for navigation purposes.
This park is infected with Cinnamon Fungus. Please observe the following control measures:
For full details on the fungus and required control measures please follow link provided in Further Information below.
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Drive to Blackwood on the Western Highway via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the Greendale-Myrninong Road turn-off from the highway and turning right to cross back over the highway. In 1.1km continue straight on to the Old Western Highway. In 7km turn right onto Mount Blackwood Road. Continue until reach Tower Track on right (just past Lohs Lane).
The walk starts and finishes at the junction of Mt Blackwood Road and Tower Track.
Weather forecast: Central District
Parks Victoria: website Lerderderg State Park
Parks Victoria: Park Note: Lerderderg State Park
Cinnamon Fungus: Information