Mount Beauty Pondage Trail 

Mount Beauty
Town Walks
3 km
45 minutes
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.

Length: 3kms, 45 mins return.

This easy flat walk takes you around the Mount Beauty Regulating Pondage. The regulating pondage retains water flowing through the turbines of the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme. As you wander around the pondage you will get a good views of Mount Bogong, Mount Feathertop and the Fainters. The autumn colours of the deciduous trees in Mount Beauty add a splash of colour during Autumn. There are various places to park to begin this circuit walk. It is an ideal jogging track or a pleasant walk around the Pondage.