• Length: 7.3km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: The Dam carpark

  • End: The Dam carpark

  • Closest Town: Clunes

  • Location: Mount Beckworth Scenic Reserve

  • Distance from state capital: 152km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.3061207402

  • Longitude: 143.7237878184


A lone pine tree stands as a sentinel crowning this picturesque granite outcrop, a sanctuary for native plants and animals. Mount Beckworth Scenic Reserve offers magnificent views and a rich variety of spring wildflowers.

The best way to enjoy the Mt Beckworth – Southern Section is on foot. A network of tracks links all major features within the reserve. The walk to the summit is rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

Getting there

Mount Beckworth Scenic Reserve is 8 km west of Clunes and 35 km north of Ballarat.


Total distance: 7292 m
Max elevation: 626 m
Min elevation: 370 m
Total climbing: 336 m
Total descent: -339 m