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
All on track; includes some road walking. There are a couple steep but short climbs & some steep descents which may be slippery when wet. 220m change in elevation. Walking poles useful.
Start: Shaws Lake.
End: Shaws Lake.
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.
Drive to Blackwood on the Western Highway (M8) via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the C318 exit (Greendale-Myrninong Rd) turn-off from the highway and turning right to cross back over the highway. In Greendale (6.4km) turn rignt to stay on C318. In 10km turn right onto Old Golden Point Road, then in 200m turn right to stay on Old Golden Point Rd and after a further 800m turn right again onto Golden Point Rd. In 350m turn left onto Albert St and in 50m turn right towards Golden Point Rd. In 450 m take first left onto Golden Point Rd. In 1.5km turn sharp left to stay on Golden Point Rd and reach Shaws Lake 1.1km later.
Weather forecast: Central District
Parks Victoria: website Lerderderg State Park
Parks Victoria: Park Note: Lerderderg State Park
Cinnamon Fungus: Information