Perfect Cure Creek Nature Trail

Located in the Fraser Block of Lake Eildon National Park is the Perfect Cure Creek Nature Walk, named after early settler John Merlo who found a gold nugget in the creek – for him it was a perfect cure. A casual and relaxing scenic stroll through open woodland that highlights the remnants of earlier mining…

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Bindaree Falls

Located amidst tranquil Australian bush with lush tree ferns, the Bindaree Falls are a short 10 minute walk off Bindaree Road. A wooden viewing platform passes behind the falls allowing you to enjoy the curtain of water cascading from the rocks above. From November to approximately mid June, the falls can be accessed via the…

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Candlebark Gully Nature Trail

Located in the Fraser Block of Lake Eildon National Park is the Candlebark Gully Nature Trail, an easy 2km Grade 3 circuit walk through candlebark forest. Spot kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas and the remnants of a once thriving gold mining industry. Learn about Lake Eildon’s history and ecology through the 16 of the 20 interpretative signs…

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Blowhard Spur Circuit

This grade three circuit walk starts from Perfect Cure Creek car park at the start of Kegs Spur Track, ascending to High Camp, then along Blowhard Spur Track to Blowhard Summit before heading down Merlo Lookout Track to Merlo Lookout and back to the car park. Another popular way to walk this track is to…

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Estate Spur Circuit

The Estate Spur Circuit is a grade three hike (5.6km circuit) in Lake Eildon National Park. The circuit begins from the Parks Office along Lakeside Road where there is a trailhead for ‘Estate Spur Track’ directing to Point Mibus and Bedrock Creek. The track climbs steeply to the top of the hill, turning east (left)…

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Stones Outstation Heritage Hut

Stone’s Outstation consists of a small historic cattlemen’s hut and the ruins of a stockyard which was originally built on land owned by the Stone family in the mid to late 1800s. This old historic bush hut is located just 100 metres above the high water mark in Stones Bay, Lake Eildon and can be…

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The Paps Lookout

Walk to the top of The Paps Lookout and you will be greeted with expansive views of the rolling High Country hills and Lake Eildon. From Mansfield, drive nine kilometres toward Melbourne, where you will see a sign stating ‘The Paps, 700 metres’. The gravel road on the left permits access to the Paps. Open…

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Ritchie’s Hut

Nestled amongst the mountains and on the banks of the Howqua River, you will find Ritchie’s Hut. Originally built by local craftsman Fred Fry, the hut was a genuine Heritage slab construction, built as a fishing hut for the Ritchie family of Mansfield. The construction of the new hut, located on the same site as…

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