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Lerderderg State Park

Night sky along The East Walk
from Jeremy Daly
 
Plant life on Rock
from Don Bradshaw
 
Lerderderg river at Grahams Dam
from Don Bradshaw
 
Lederderg river - stepping stones
from Don Bradshaw
 
Grahams Dam
from Don Bradshaw
 
Mackenzies flat
from Don Bradshaw
 
wildflowers01_140831
from Don Bradshaw
 
Views
from Wayne
 
Dried Creek
from Wayne
 
Lerderderg River
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Kookaburra
from Saskia
 

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  • Due to a fire in Lerderderg State Park on 31 January 2019, bushwalkers are advised not to enter walking tracks in the vicinity of Mt Blackwood. Walking tracks near the fire are the Lower Chadwick Track and McKenzie Track. Signs are in place to advise visitors that these areas cannot be accessed. For latest bushfire information, visit www.emergency.vic.gov.au at Lerderderg State Park, Friday 1 March, 2019

Park Statistics

Barbeque
Camp fires
Camping
Dog walking
Fishing
Four wheel driving
Long walk / Multi day walk
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Short walk
Swimming

Rising in the Great Dividing Range, the Lerderderg River has cut a 300 metre deep gorge through sandstone and slate, almost bisecting the park. The park has a wide variety of vegetation and wildlife and some interesting relics of goldmining.

Lerderderg State Park offers a true bush experience. Walking is the best way to get to know the park - there are several tracks for a range of walks from short, easy strolls to strenuous overnight hikes for experienced bushwalkers.

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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