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Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Address: Murray River Rd, Burrowye, Victoria 3709
Freecall: 131 963
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/mount-lawson-state-park
Mount Lawson State Park is known for its steep slopes, cliffs and prominent rocky bluff which impart a natural rugged beauty. The park contains a range of largely undisturbed natural environments. There are panoramic views of surrounding mountains and valleys from the summit of Mount Lawson and spectacular displays of wildflowers in spring.Enjoy horse riding, scenic drives, a spot of fishing or a bushwalk. Visit the historic trestle bridge off Firebrace Track which was once part of the Cudgewa Railway line.Before you goConditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.
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The park is located between the Murray River Road and the Murray Valley Highway near Koetong. 2-wheel drive vehicles are advised to access the park only from the Murray Valley Highway via the Burrowye Road near Koetong. This road leads to the Mount Lawson Summit. Firebrace Track can be taken in dry conditions to access the Trestle Bridge and Koetong Creek. 4-wheel drive access can be obtained via a number of fine weather only tracks.
HeritageMount Lawson State Park has a rich human heritage. Local aboriginal tribes used this area extensively and there are a number of signs of their existence throughout the Park. Mining has taken place in a number of areas in the Park, with the most recent being tin mining at the Head of Flaggy Creek off Thologolong Track. The area was also used for timber harvesting. At the southern end of the Park, the Historic Trestle Bridge from the old Cudgewa Rail Line can be accessed, showing a good example of hardship and engineering from days gone by.
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