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Commencing at School Road in Halls Gap the Pinnacle Wonderland Forest circuit follows the Wonderland Loop Walk past Venus baths to the the Wonderland Car Park. It then continues over Stony Creek to the majestic Grand Canyon and further on to Silent Street. A steady climb past magnificent rock formations brings you to the Pinnacle Lookout and its awe inspiring views.
After leaving the Pinnacle head south west along the Wonderland Forest Loop and follow this trail along its length via the Grand Canyon Loop and back to the Wonderland Car Park. From here, retrace your steps back towards Halls Gap until reaching the Venus Baths Walk on your left. Follow this trail back to School Road in Halls Gap.
About the region
Renowned for rugged mountain ranges, rich cultural heritage and breathtaking scenic views, the 168,000 hectare park is ideal for a wide range of outdoor activities. The many walking tracks will take you on a journey to waterfall vistas, ancient geological rock features and forests. There are guided tours, and with a large network of roads available, car touring is a great way to explore. Renowned as the major attraction in the region, the Grampians National Park is a must-visit destination for all travellers, backpackers and day-trippers in Victoria. The spectacular setting of the mountainous landscape boasts a wide array of attractions and activities for visitors to the region. The Grampians National Park (also Gariwerd), commonly referred to as The Grampians, is a national park located in the Grampians region of Victoria, Australia. The 167,219-hectare (413,210-acre) national park is situated between Stawell and Horsham on the Western Highway and Dunkeld on the Glenelg Highway, 260 kilometres west of Melbourne and 460 kilometres east of Adelaide.
To get to Halls Gap from Melbourne, follow the Western Highway through Ballarat and Ararat which will start your trip along 'The Inland Way 8', a network of driving tours that connect much of the Grampians region. When you arrive at Stawell, you will turn left from the Western Highway into the Halls Gap Road.
The Pinnacle Wonderland Forest circuit is suitable for fit walkers only. The track involves rock steps, several seasonal water crossings and some rock hopping.
Max elevation: 710 m
Min elevation: 243 m
Total climbing: 573 m
Total descent: -573 m