This picnic area has tables, fireplace, toilets and an information shelter.
Mount Richmond National Park
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Change of conditions
- Telegraph Road between Summit Road and Emu Hill Track is closed until further notice due to flood damage.
at Mount Richmond National Park
Thursday 15 August, 2013 |
Mount Richmond is an extinct volcano surrounded by low, flat land. The volcano is covered with a layer of sand blown inland long ago from Discovery Bay.
With spectacular spring wildflowers and abundant wildlife in unspoilt bushland, Mount Richmond is the perfect place to have a picnic, take a walk or simply drive to the summit and enjoy the magnificent views.
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
Popular things to do
1 hour. This self-guided walk is recommended for all visitors. Information is available at the picnic ground where the walk begins.
1 hour. Descends through tall stringybark forest to peppermint and Swamp Gum open forest at the base of the mountain. The last section is fairly steep.
1 hour. A lookout gives good views of Cape Bridgewater and Discovery Bay. Koalas can sometimes be seen feeding on Manna Gums along the track.
1 hour. Featuring good ocean view through stunted stringybarks and open heathland. The track may be wet in places in winter and spring.
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