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Why this Hike
This walk in Victoria’s east is a perfect day out for hikers of all kinds and includes beautiful lush forests with towering trees. Along the walk you should have plenty of opportunities to see local wildlife such as Lyrebirds, Wombats, Wallabies, Possums and many more native animals.
Track Notes & Overview
The circuit walk starts from Grants Picnic Ground and follows Lyrebird walk through the mostly flat forest trail, this will meet up with Neumann Track and a few hundred metres more you will start to descend down Paddys Track across Hardy Creek before climb up on Welch Track to meet up with Coles Ridge Track. After this there is another smaller climb back to the picnic ground to complete your walk.
Packing for a Day Hike
Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.
Food for a Day Hike
Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.
Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.
Leave No Trace
A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.
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