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Best trails in Dandenong Ranges National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Dandenong Ranges National Park, Victoria? AllTrails has 40 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 24 moderate trails in Dandenong Ranges National Park ranging from 3.1 to 17.9 km and from 133 to 615 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Dandenong Ranges National Park is located in the Greater Melbourne, in Victoria. Its landscape consists of rainforest and volcanic hills that are home to a variety of wildlife including lyrebirds, wallabies and wombats. Take a hike up the park to enjoy the beautiful views over the valley.

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Map of trails in Dandenong Ranges National Park
Park information
Area:
3540 hectares
Contact
+61 131963
Top trails (40)
#1 - Lyrebird Track
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 4.8 km • Est. 1 h 57 m
This is a great after work hike that will get the heart pumping! The route goes up the infamous 1000 steps on Tree Fern Gully Track, on to One Tree Hill. Then turn around and come down Lyrebird Track Show more
#2 - Cascade, Falls, Kyeema and Dandenong Creek Loop
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 15.6 km • Est. 5 h 24 m
Great trail with some challenging climbs particularly toward the end. Fabulous views with lovely shady forest trails. Mechanics track from Olinda falls is a favourite. Lyrebirds, parrots and kookaburrShow more
#3 - Sherbrooke Falls via Ridge, Moore and Lloyds Track
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 6.1 km • Est. 2 h 7 m
Nice easy walk. The route can get a bit crowded on busy weekends, especially the area around the waterfall. It's a mostly shaded area so ideal for a sunny day.Show more
#4 - Bourke's Lookout via Glasgow Track
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 2.3 km • Est. 1 h 19 m
This is a tough hike that will definitely get the blood flowing! The first 30-45 minutes are almost straight up, and then you're rewarded with great views at the top. There are more trails from the toShow more
#5 - Sherbrooke Falls Loop via Lloyds, Hackett, Pound Creek , Hillclimb, and Monument Tracks
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 7.6 km • Est. 2 h 45 m
Sherbrooke Falls Loop via Lloyds, Hackett, Pound Creek , Hillclimb, and Monument Tracks is a 7.6 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that features a Show more
#6 - Lyrebird Walk, Neuman, Paddy, Welch and Coles Ridge Loop
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 6.9 km • Est. 2 h 23 m
Bush trail with great scenery. if you're lucky you might see some wallabies, kookaburras and lyrebirds. A couple of steep gradients throughout.Show more
#7 - Dandenong Ranges Loop
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 12.1 km • Est. 3 h 53 m
Dandenong Ranges Loop is a 12.1 kilometer loop trail located near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#8 - Belview Terrace, Ramu and Tree Fern Gully Track
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 5.6 km • Est. 2 h 7 m
This route can be done in either direction, but most hikers choose to go anti-clockwise. Most of the route is easy, expect for the 1,000 stairs section which is steep, narrow, and rocky. You may wish Show more
#9 - Sherbrooke Falls
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 2.1 km • Est. 42 m
Sherbrooke Falls is a 2.1 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarShow more
#10 - RJ Hamer Arboretum Loop: Dam, Cornus, Black Hole, Mathias Road
Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Length: 4.8 km • Est. 1 h 44 m
RJ Hamer Arboretum Loop: Dam, Cornus, Black Hole, Mathias Road is a 4.8 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that offers scenic views and is good for Show more
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