Wild Dog and Five Acre Plains (22km)

Mount Buffalo National Park

Victoria

22km

10 hrs

Grade 3

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  • Hiked this circuit over two days last weekend (23rd-24th Feb, 2019). Beautiful views from the lookouts on day one. Interesting and varied terrain – some lovely opens plains and spectacular rock out-crops. Plenty of ups and downs to work your calves and quads. Campsite is basic, has a drop loo, no water tank, though there was a crystal clear stream nearby for water resupply. Trail has quite a lot of fallen trees and debris at the moment adding extra effort and the section from Mollisons Gallery down to the Rocky Creek track was pretty overgrown and hard to follow in places. We also came across 5 brown snakes in a 400 metre area in this section, so keep your eyes peeled! One of my friends unwittingly stepped over one, much to my horror as I was walking right behind him! The hike out was mostly uphill on the Rocky Creek track. Recommended for reasonably fit hikers who are not ophidiophobes!

    1. Charmaine Ybanez

      This comment is very helpful 😉

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