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 a section of road walking along O'Briens Rd from the junction with Cowan Tk to the junction with Lerderderg Tk. Need to cross the Cowan Creek which is usually dry. 340m change in elevation.
Start: Junction of O'Briens Rd and Cowan Tk.
End: Junction of Cowan Tk and O'Briens Rd.
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.
Take the Western Highway (M8) via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the C318 exit from the highway and then turn right onto C381 (Greendale-Myrniong Rd) crossing over the highway and travelling towards Greendale. In Greendale (6.4km) turn right to stay on C318. In 7.2km turn right onto O'Briens Road and you should reach O'Briens Crossing in 6km. Approx 2.5km past the Crossing you should reach the junction of O'Briens Rd and Cowan Track where the walk starts.
Weather forecast: Central District
Parks Victoria: website Lerderderg State Park
Parks Victoria: Park Note: Lerderderg State Park
Cinnamon Fungus: Information