East Walk and Cowan Track Loop Walk (Lerderderg State Park, Lerderderg River Heritage River)

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East Walk and Cowan Track Loop Walk (Lerderderg State Park, Lerderderg River Heritage River)

Head out on the challenging East Walk and Cowan Track Loop Walk, following the Lerderderg River downstream before climbing to the edge of the gorge. Take in the views over the Lerderderg Gorge as it snakes through the rugged bushland and out of sight before returning back to O’Briens Crossing. 

How to get there

East Walk and Cowan Track Loop Walk (Lerderderg State Park, Lerderderg River Heritage River)

Facilities

Toilets

Need to know

East Walk and Cowan Track Loop Walk (Lerderderg State Park, Lerderderg River Heritage River)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No horses
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No vehicles

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
    • Slippery rocks
  • Water hazards
    • Flash flooding
    • Deep water
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware European wasps

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Lerderderg State Park Partial Closure

Due to Storm Damage on 10th Jun 2021 the Lerderderg State park is partially closed. 
O'Briens Road and Bluegum Track are now open.  Lerderderg Campground, O'Briens Crossing Picnic Area and Shaws lake Picnic Area are also now open. East Walk Cowan Loop Track, Byers Back Track and Moonlight Gully hiking trails are now open. 
 
 Closures remain in place for the below sites:
- Amblers Lane Campground

Attachments: Lerderderg Partial Closure Map 07_10_2021 (402KB)

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