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The Best Hiking Trails in Blackwood, Victoria (Australia)

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Photo of Byers back track, O’Brien’s crossing to golden point Photo of O’Brien’s Crossing The Tunnel circuit Photo of Blackwood- Whipstick Loop
  • Distance
    3.92mi
    Elevation +
    620f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo of O’Brien’s Crossing The Tunnel circuit Photo of O’Brien’s Crossing The Tunnel circuit Photo of O’Brien’s Crossing The Tunnel circuit

    A challenging walk to say the least, easy in places but very difficult in others. Start at O’Brien’s Crossing and head up the steps to the Byers Back Track and follow to the junction of the Gribble track, turn right here...

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  • Blackwood- Whipstick Loop

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    Distance
    3.73mi
    Elevation +
    371f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo of Blackwood- Whipstick Loop Photo of Blackwood- Whipstick Loop Photo of Blackwood- Whipstick Loop

    We returned to this walk after a few years and it is just as nice. One of the prettiest walks we have done especially after some rain. Start and finish in car park of the Garden of St. Erth. There has been extensive gold...

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  • Blackwood - Ruth track circuit

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    Distance
    4.99mi
    Elevation +
    860f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Blackwood - Ruth track circuit Photo of Blackwood - Ruth track circuit Photo of Blackwood - Ruth track circuit

    Start and finish at the entry to the Ruth track. Follow the Ruth track past the Hayden track turn left before the creek, this we believe to be the old tram track, follow to the Chettle road, we had intended to then follo...

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  • Blackwood - Welcome track circuit

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    Distance
    5.22mi
    Elevation +
    620f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Blackwood - Welcome track circuit Photo of Blackwood - Welcome track circuit Photo of Blackwood - Welcome track circuit

    An easy to moderate walk, some steep sections but not overly hard. Trails are mainly fire tracks but we did manage to find a decent bush track towards the end. Also did a bit of exploring the disused Welcome mine. The ar...

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  • Blackwood - German track circuit

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    Distance
    4.65mi
    Elevation +
    866f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Blackwood - German track circuit Photo of Blackwood - German track circuit Photo of Blackwood - German track circuit

    Moderate to hard walk due to the steep sections. Started off the Blackwood ridge road and followed the fire trail marked German track, found an off road track through some real nice bush, walk would have been about a klm...

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  • Wombat state forest plus circuit

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    Distance
    10.43mi
    Elevation +
    1188f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Wombat state forest plus circuit Photo of Wombat state forest plus circuit Photo of Wombat state forest plus circuit

    Wombat state forest circuit +. We walked to a hut which was actually a mine, fenced up, bit dangerous. Lovely creek near by. Couple camp spots along the path. Unfortunately it rained most of the hike so best to have your...

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  • Blackwood hike

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    Distance
    13.43mi
    Elevation +
    545f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Blackwood hike Photo of Blackwood hike Photo of Blackwood hike

    Started at Blackwood picnic ground. We were following another Wikiloc trail, but accidentally started in reverse and then went off track a bit where the track crossed the tunnel path. We turned around and took the bigger...

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  • Blackwood Tunnel loop hike

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    Distance
    10.28mi
    Elevation +
    879f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Blackwood Tunnel loop hike Photo of Blackwood Tunnel loop hike Photo of Blackwood Tunnel loop hike

    Go clockwise, tunnel view is on the left side when you get to the river, the right side is blocked by tree branches. Second part of hike is single file walking, there is a old mine that you can walk into, take a headtorc...

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  • Lerderderg State Park

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    Distance
    9.88mi
    Elevation +
    948f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Lerderderg State Park Photo of Lerderderg State Park Photo of Lerderderg State Park

    DOGS ON LEASH! Start/End: Blackwood Picnic Area The recorded trail is a bit messy at the end of Tunnel Point track. You need to cross the river and head up the hill on Gribbles Track. I have gone off track to ford the...

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  • Wombat State Forest circuit

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    Distance
    8.58mi
    Elevation +
    1155f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Wombat State Forest circuit Photo of Wombat State Forest circuit Photo of Wombat State Forest circuit

    Dogs on leash Start/End: Jack Cann Reserve Mostly vehicle track and then single file walking trail along the Lerderderg River Heritage Trail

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  • Distance
    10.91mi
    Elevation +
    1555f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of Lerderderg East Walk returning via Cowan Track Photo of Lerderderg East Walk returning via Cowan Track Photo of Lerderderg East Walk returning via Cowan Track

    Track not particularly well marked, not many views, but interesting following the dried creek bed and has a real bush "feel" considering only just over an hour from Melbourne. Feels more remote than it really is.

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  • Distance
    6.00mi
    Elevation +
    69f
    TrailRank
    23| Rating 4.34

    Easy to moderate through some beautiful bush, this time of year the Heath was in bloom, magnificent tree firms etc. start and finish in the St. Erth car park

    Lovely trail.
    shazza P
    Great little trail along the old water race the miners created along the creek on the way back, windy track between vall...
    Rixxx
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  • Lerderderg River Heritage Trail

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    Distance
    6.28mi
    Elevation +
    282f
    TrailRank
    21
    Photo of Lerderderg River Heritage Trail

    Dogs on leash Start/End: Jack Cann Reserve. Recorded trail is the Lerderderg River Heritage Trail plus a bit extra on the Lerderderg Track to get to lovely stop on the river for a break.

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  • Sardine and Clearwater Creeks

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    Distance
    5.84mi
    Elevation +
    1345f
    TrailRank
    20

    A walk through the lesser known catchments of Sardine and Clearwater Creeks near O'Briens Crossing in the Lerderderg Gorge State Park. A good part of the walk is along dry creek beds.

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  • Lerderderg Gorge East Walk

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    Distance
    7.93mi
    Elevation +
    1286f
    TrailRank
    39| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Lerderderg Gorge East Walk Photo of Lerderderg Gorge East Walk Photo of Lerderderg Gorge East Walk
    Love this hike, this is the second time I've done it but again because of no reception I couldn't record or follow wikil...
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