Thursday, November 23, 2017  
 
News & Updates
MOUNT BUFFALO SPRING RANGER UPDATE
20-10-2017 
With the snow gone, work is well underway to get ready for the summer season. Work is being carried out across the park to clear tracks and to fix and improve infrastructure. Visitors may experience some disruption to services and access to some areas.

Eurobin FallsAccess above the Lower Eurobin Falls Track will be restricted while work to repair and replace steps is undertaken. Signs will be in place to advise visitors while work is underway. Access
to the Lower Eurobin Falls and Lady Bath Falls
is open to visitors during this time but staff and contractors may be moving along the track with materials and machinery.Dates:  3 weeks 18/10 to 10/11

The Gorge Access to the lower end of The Gorge car park will be restricted while work is completed to upgrade the septic system.

Visitors will still have access to the Stone Hut and the Echo Point & Hang Glider Lookouts while work is being completed. Access to the Underground River will be via View Point Track. There will be increased truck and machinery traffic on Mount Buffalo Road to the Gorge and within the car park area. The toilets may be closed for a short period when the new system is connected but portable toilets will be placed in the car park during this short period of time.Dates: 23/10 to 25/11

‘The Horn Road’ Mount Buffalo Road from Cresta to The Horn. The Seasonal Road Closure on ‘The Horn Road’ remains in place until Thursday before Melbourne Cup weekend. The gravel section of road from Cresta to ‘The Horn’ will be graded before it
reopens. Visitors may experience trucks and machinery traveling on Mount Buffalo Road during this time.

Walking Tracks. Rangers will be systematically making their way along our track network to clear them of fallen timber and brush cut overhanging vegetation. If you would like to report any tracks that have trees down across them please leave a note in the Park Visitor Centre at the ranger station.

Cheers Michelle

Michelle Doherty Ranger Team Leader Ovens Area, Mt Buffalo National Park

T:  8427 2581 I 
M: 0417 157 940 I E: 
michelle.doherty@parks.vic.gov.au



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WALKS AND HIKING


The view from Dixons Falls. One of our great short walks.


Name of Walk Distance Time Grade
Shorter Walks
The Leviathan 15 metres 15mins Easy
The Gorge to Lake Catani 4km return 1.5hrs Easy
The Gorge Day Visitor Area Minimal 10-40mins Easy / Medium
Old Galleries 1km Circuit 30mins Easy / Medium
The Monolith 1.8km Circuit 1hr Easy / Medium
The Gorge and Crystal Brook Falls 2.5km return 1hr Easy / Medium
Lakeside Walk 3km Circuit 1.5hr Easy / Medium
Eurobin Falls 1.5km return 45mins Medium
The Sentinel / Mohommets Tomb 2.6km 45mins Medium
Wilkinsons and Reeds Lookout 2.6km return 1hr Medium
Og, Gog and Magog 3km return 1hr Medium
View Point Nature Walk 4km return 1.5hrs Medium
Rollasons Falls 4km return 1.5hrs Medium
Dicksons Falls Nature Walk 4km return 1.5hrs Medium
The Horn 1.5km return 45mins Medium / Hard
Lake View 2km return 45mins Medium / Hard
The Cathedral and the Hump 2km return 45mins Medium / Hard
Billsons Lookout and
Underground River
2.5km return 1hr Medium / Hard
Mt Dunn from Reservoir 4km return 1hr Medium / Hard
Chalwell Galleries 1.7km circuit 1hr Hard
Longer Walks
Macs Point 8km return 3hrs Medium
South Buffalo View Point 8km return 3hrs Medium
Long Plain to Mt Dunn 8km return 3hrs Medium / Hard
Back Wall 12km return 4hrs Medium / Hard
Andersons Peak and
Mt McLeod
16km return 6hrs Medium / Hard
Eagle Point and
Mollisons Galleries
18km return 6hrs Medium / Hard
The Big Walk 11.3km one way 4-5hrs Hard