Mount Cole State Forest
A challenge for the more experienced bush walker, this rewarding two day walk winds through cool fern gullies and tall forests, taking in views across the surrounding hills of both Mount Cole and Buangor State park.
The track offers extensive views of Mt Langi Ghiran, the Grampians to the south towards Mt Cole and the Western Plains. The track is well defined and sign posted and the walk has been designed for those seeking a relaxing walk with time to take in the beautiful surrounds.
Walk: 11 hours, 2 days return
Start: Richards Campground
Finish: Richards Campground
Nearby: Beaufort and Ararat
Permits/bookings: None required
Best time: October to March
Safety: This is a long distance walk in a remote area. Walkers must be fully self sustainable and experienced in remote walking. Walkers must be registered in advance at the Park Office.
Further information: Contact the Department of Sustainability and Environment on 13 61 86 (in Australia only).