Plateau Loop 

Nature Walks
20 km
6 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.

Stanley Plateau Loop is the BIG WALK for Stanley that will guide you through orchards in Autumn, views of historic Barwidgee Creek in Winter, stunning native flowers in spring and pine plantations year round.

The walk also includes picturesque rolling views over the township of Stanley and grazing land.

This walk is not for the fainthearted, with route signage due to be installed in 2022, the Plateau Loop is approximately a 6-hour round trip and includes steep inclines.

This loop can be shortened by taking the Shortcut Loop which is approximately 3.4km.