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Euroa - Walking Trails



The Strathbogie Shire, local Landcare groups and the Strathbogie Ranges Conservation Management Network has documented a mumber of local walks.

Balmattum Hill Walking Trail, Euroa
Clear route markers are placed along the track for both short and long walks. The Balmattum Hill Walking Track links with the Seven Creeks Walking Track, or Apex Track

Short walk - The track from the car park to the rotunda is about 300 m long, offering a pleasant walk with valley views. Along the track, extensive revegetation using native plant species has helped prevent soil erosion and create better habitats for wildlife, and it has made the area more attractive.

Long walk - From the rotunda, the track rises steeply (about 170 m of incline) for about 1 km and ends near the summit of Balmattum Hill. The track offers views over Euroa township and across the vast Victorian northern plains as far as the eye can see. Rather spectacular! The track passes a rock stack, showing where during World War II soldiers physically trained by carrying rocks up the hill. These rocks remain along the track side.

Distance:
Short walk – 600 m return
Long walk – 2 km return
Total – 2.6 km return

Relative difficulty:
Short walk – easy
Long walk – moderate

Location:
175 Euroa–Strathbogie Road, Euroa
Travel south along the Euroa–Strathbogie Road from the intersection of Tarcombe Street and the Euroa–Strathbogie Road (Templeton Street). This intersection is signposted to Strathbogie. After 1.75 km turn left at the Balmattum Hill Walking Track sign, and continue for 120 m to the car park.

Seven Creeks Walking Trail, Euroa
Distance: Total distance is 7 km. Several bridges crossing the Seven Creeks can be used as alternative routes.

Short walk – 3 km circuit to the north (downstream)
Long walk – 4 km circuit to the south (upstream)
Relative difficulty: Easy

The walking track follows the Seven Creeks as it passes through floodplain riparian
woodlands. The track surface ranges from well maintained asphalt and grassed areas to loose gravel.

At the southern end, the Seven Creeks Walking Track links with the Balmattum Hill Walking Track. A multipurpose track offering nature’s delights to enjoy!

Map: X910 Ref: R3

Web Links


Link Walking Trail Brochures

Link Walk Notes - 175 Euroa–Strathbogie Road, Euroa (PDF)

Link Walk Notes - Seven Creeks Walking Trail, Euroa (PDF)



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