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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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Merri Creek

2.3/5 rating (6 votes)
  • Walk Length: 5 km
  • Walk duration: 2 hours
  • Walk Grade: Pusher/Wheelchair Very Easy
  • Walk Style: Return
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Merri Creek

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car, Train, Bus

Walk Area:  Melbourne - North

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  6 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  2009

Walk Details Provided By:  Bushwalking Victoria

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Getting There

Melway map:  30 D11

Car parking:  Very limited.

Train:   Epping Line to Rushall Station. 

Bus:  Route 250 Latrobe University to Garden City, get off at Rushall Station or route 253 Northland to Garden City, get off in Rushall Crescent and walk across to the railway station.   Both buses may be taken from the corner of Lonsdale and Exhibition Street in the City.  Buses run every day.

Further Information

CERES Environmental Park:  Open: 9am-5pm during Winter and 9am-6pm during Summer. Market: 9am-1pm Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Free entry. Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Phone: 03 9387 2609.

Dogs:  Permitted on leash.

Darebin Council Merri Creek Trail map (phone 03 8470 8470 or online at http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.aspx?Page_Id=314).

Facilities:  Seats at intervals; toilets at Sumner Park, Kirkdale Park, CERES; water fountain/tap at Sumner Park; barbecues at Sumner Park and Kirkdale Park; cafĂ© at CERES.

Mobile phone coverage information 

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