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Kurth Kiln Regional Park

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Cormobates leucophaea
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Shiprock Falls
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Caretakers House
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Beenak Road
Ecological Planned Burn, GB0004
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Kurth Kiln Walk
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Park Statistics

  • Established:June 1997
  • Area:3449.3ha
Camp fires
Dog walking
Horse riding
Medium walk / Day walk
Mountain biking
Short walk

Located a short distance from Melbourne, the park is mostly known for its kiln used during the Second World War to make charcoal for gas producer units fitted to motor cars. The park contains a range of forest types and is popular for picnicking, camping, walking and horse riding. 

Aboriginal Traditional Owners

Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

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  • Kurth Kiln Picnic and Camping Ground Kurth Kiln is one of the closest bush camping opportunities to urban Melbourne and dog on leads are allowed. Scout…

  • Walking Walking is the best way to get to know the park and there are several tracks with a variety of…

  • Bike riding Cycling is a great way to explore the park. There are good opportunities for mountain bike riding on shared horse…

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