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Closure of Wilsons Prom

Wilsons Promontory National Park will be closed from Monday 21 August to the morning of Friday 25 August 2017 due to an annual deer control program. For further information click here

Volunteers Required - Trackwork

Langi Ghiran Water Race Circuit

26 August 2017 at 9.30am - 16 Volunteers required. Contact David Miller on davidmiller3199@gmail.com

Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October

Warburton

This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

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Balt Camp Circuit
Wombat State Forest

2.7/5 rating (22 votes)
  • Walk Length: 14 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town: Blackwood

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  97 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2005

Walk Details Provided By:  Essendon Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Drive to Blackwood on the Western Highway via Melton and Bacchus Marsh.  Take the Greendale-Myrninong Rd and then the Greendale-Trentham Rd to Blackwood.  In Blackwood turn west at Simmons Reef Road, drive for about 2km, then about 100m before Garden of St Erth turn right down Wombat Forest Drive (Lerderderg Road). Follow the main road for about 7.5km, cross over a small wooden bridge, park at Nolans Creek Picnic Area on the right.

Further Information

Mobile phone coverage information

DELWP:   Information on the Wombat State Forest (describes a drive in the area but some information that is relevant to the walk).

Great Dividing Trail Association: Information on Balt Camp walk (can buy guides/maps of the GDT via this website)

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