Chiltern Walking Path 

Chiltern
Circuit
Historic Walks
3.7 km
1.5 hours
Grade 1: No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.
Grade 2: No bushwalking experience required. The track is hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km.
Grade 3: Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Grade 4: Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.
Grade 5: Very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. Walks may be more than 20km.

This walk can be a continuous loop or a series of shorter loops.

Bird life abounds particularly in the Black Ball Dam reserve and around Lake Anderson. The Chiltern Walking Path logo depicts a Yellow-Footed Antechinus which is a small marsupial mouse native to the area, locally referred to as the golden mouse. Enjoy your wander along the various sections of the trail that meanders through the historic gold mining village. John Conness discovered gold in Chiltern in 1858. The population rapidly grew along the Chiltern Lead (now Conness Street) – at the height of the gold rush Chiltern was home to about 20,000 including 2,000 Chinese.

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LOCAL SECRETS

Nobody knows the secrets of Victoria's High Country like the locals do. The off the beaten track wineries. The rustic farm gates. The secluded swimming holes. The tucked away trails. The little restaurants serving up the big flavours.

We've pulled together a few of our best-hidden gems so you can choose your next High Country adventure.

Restaurants & Cafes
Natural Attractions
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Natural Attractions
self contained
self contained
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Myrtleford
self contained
Bikes & Walking
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Culture and History
Farm to Food
Entertainment & Sport
Farm to Food
Serviced
Adventure & Outdoors
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Adventure & Outdoors
Restaurants & Cafes
Retail & Wellness
Natural Attractions
Restaurants & Cafes
Cheshunt
Restaurants & Cafes
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Kinglake Central
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Wineries
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Entertainment & Sport
Restaurants & Cafes
Yackandandah
Cooking Classes
Adventure & Outdoors
Rutherglen
Wineries
Mansfield
Restaurants & Cafes
self contained
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
Bars, Breweries & Distilleries
self contained
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