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Brisbane Ranges National Park

Information about hiking, trail running and camping in the Brisbane Ranges National Park, home to Victoria’s richest wildflower habitat and the well-marked 65km Burchell Trail. About...

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Brimbank Park (aka Maribyrnong Valley Parklands)

About Brimbank Park LOCATION ‘Brimmers’ as we affectionately call this Park is about 15 km north west of Melbourne. The 25km Maribyrnong River Trail follows the river from...

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You Yangs Regional Park – Big Rock and Branding Yard Circuit

Big Rock, Rockwell Road and Branding Yard Circuit Hike Distance: 11km Time: 3 hours (including a 30 min lunch break) Grade: Easy – moderate. This is a very well sign-posted walk....

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Boar Gully Circuit – Brisbane Ranges National Park

About the Brisbane Ranges National Park See my post about the Brisbane Ranges National Park for general information and details about the Park. Distance: 14.73km Time: 3:37 (including a...

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Ironbark Basin Circuit – Bells Beach, Torquay

About Bells Beach and Ironbark Basin Hiking Torquay? You probably associate Torquay and Bells Beach with surfing, but there are some great hikes in this area. LOCATION The start/finish of...

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Long Forest

About Long Forest Location Long Forest is a surprising little gem near Melton, about 50km west of Melbourne. Nearest Town Long Forest is between Melton and Bacchus Marsh. Melton is about...

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You Yangs Regional Park

Information about hiking, walking, trail running and mountain biking at the You Yangs Regional Park, less than an hour from Melbourne...

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Great Hiking West of Melbourne

Forget about the Dandenong Ranges or the Yarra Ranges… there are some fantastic national and state parks and trails to explore within about an hour or so’s drive west of...

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