Jumping Creek Reserve to Black Flat Loop

30 min to 45 min
20 min to 30 min

1.7 km
circuit

↑ 55 m
↓ -55 m

Moderate track
Take in the stunning river views and as you walk along this track and over its quaint bridges, surrounded by the sounds of nature. Birds can be spotted around the river, and you may encounter horses in paddocks along the way. The trail is marked clearly, and there are many signs that make it easy to follow. There are a few steep slopes and bridges. There are also some rocky areas on the track, and it’s best to navigate them carefully. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-37.7356068,145.2313425)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Eastern Freeway, M3
  • Turn on to Springvale Road Offramp then drive for 560 m
  • Keep left onto Springvale Road Offramp and drive for another 120 m
  • Turn left onto Springvale Road, 40 and drive for another 2.2 km
  • Turn right onto Old Warrandyte Road and drive for another 430 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Old Warrandyte Road and drive for another 285 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 1 onto Old Warrandyte Road and drive for another 590 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Tindals Road and drive for another 430 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Tindals Road and drive for another 490 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 1 onto Tindals Road and drive for another 520 m
  • Turn right onto Tindals Road and drive for another 200 m
  • Turn slight left onto Harris Gully Road and drive for another 2.3 km
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Yarra Street, 42, 2 and drive for another 1.8 km
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Yarra Street, 9, 42 and drive for another 810 m
  • Turn left onto Tills Drive and drive for another 630 m
  • Turn right and drive for another 15 m
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Optional sidetrip to Warrandyte Stonehouse Cafe To start this optional side trip turn sharp left here. On returning from this side trip veer right when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
Start.
After another 150 m continue straight.
After another 100 m continue straight.
After another 20 m continue straight.
After another 255 m continue straight.
After another 5 m continue straight.
After another 105 m turn sharp right.
After another 35 m continue straight.
After another 15 m turn right.
After another 250 m turn right.
After another 300 m veer right.
After another 330 m continue straight.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Optional sidetrip to Warrandyte Stonehouse Cafe To start this optional side trip turn left here. On returning from this side trip veer right when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 165 m come to the end.
About 10 m past the end is a car park.

Optional sidetrip to Warrandyte Stonehouse Cafe
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After another 15 m turn left, to head along Tills Drive.
After another 15 m pass the car park (8 m on your left).
After another 560 m continue straight, to head along Tills Drive.
After another 20 m turn right.
After another 45 m come to the end.
About 25 m past the end is a car park.
About 60 m past the end is "Stonehouse".
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 660 m to the main route.
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Terrain
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Jumping Creek Reserve to Black Flat Loop


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 1.7 km
Time 30 min to 45 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)
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