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Whroo Historic Area

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Viewing area Whroo HA
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Visitor Area at Whroo HA
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Park Statistics

  • Established:August 1982
  • Area:425.5ha
Barbeque
Camping
Picnicking
Short walk

In 1853 thousands of people arrived to see their fortunes at Whroo and the surrounding area. Millions of pounds worth of gold was extracted from the area.

Explore the area’s main points on the extensive network of tracks throughout the forest. Wildflowers and wattles provide spectacular displays during spring.

How to get there

Whroo Historic Area is located about 190kms north of Melbourne. Access is along the Goulburn Valley Highway to Murchison, turn off to Rushworth then travel 7km south through the forest of Whroo. Alternative routes are via Nagambie and Greytown.

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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Popular things to do

  • Camping Camping is available in Greens Campground. Access The camping area is located off the unsealed Blacksmith Road. Bookings No booking,…

  • Whroo Historic Reserve Picnic Area The picnic area at Whroo has toilets, fireplaces and tables.

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