Walking trails

Where will this walking trail lead you? To a river, a reserve or maybe a regional park?




Start and finish: Anywhere along the 6km Steve Moneghetti track that runs around the perimeter of Lake Wendouree.
Distance: 6km.
Terrain: Flat gravel walking path.
Estimated duration: 1 hour.
Description of route: This walk can be done in parts and can start and finish most places along the track. Along your walk, admire wetland birds, grand homes, historic monuments, boathouses, and the Ballarat Botanical Gardens. Drinking fountains, playgrounds and seating are dotted around the lake.
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Ballarat’s new 641-hectare regional park adjoins the suburbs of Ballarat East, Canadian and Mount Clear. It can be accessed from many roads including York St in Ballarat East and Recreation Road in Mount Clear. Bushwalking, trail running, cycling, dog walking and horse riding currently occur on an informal network of former state forest and plantation tracks.
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The Walks around Buninyong website provides full descriptions of a wide range of interesting walks for all levels of fitness. Each walk is supported by a clear and detailed customised map, points of interest, an indication of distance, the time required, difficulty levels, and co-ordinates for the start and finish points.
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creswick forrest



Centrally located between Ballarat and Daylesford, Creswick Regional Park is home to a variety of native wildlife and colourful spring wildflowers. Explore the ancient hills, discover relics from the gold mining era, or enjoy the peaceful surroundings of tranquil St Georges Lake.
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