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Best trails in Steavenson Falls Natural Features and Scenic Reserve, Victoria, Australia

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Explore the most popular trails in Steavenson Falls Natural Features and Scenic Reserve with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

The Steavenson Falls Natural Features and Scenic Reserve has the renown Stevenson Falls, a waterfall on the Steavenson River, and is located outside of Marysville on Woiworung land. The reserve is in place to protect the falls and the surrounding highlands bioregion known for wet and damp eucalypt forests, steep-sided valleys and tall standings of Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans), which are the world's tallest flowering plant and one of the world's tallest trees.

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Map of trails in Steavenson Falls Natural Features and Scenic Reserve, Victoria, Australia
Park information
Acreage:
447 acres
Contact
03 5963 4567
Top trails (4)
#1 - Keppel Lookout and Steavenson Falls via Tree Fern Gully Track Loop
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
This is a great day trip from Melbourne. There are some excellent waterfalls and the chance to see some wildlife. The first section up to Keppel Lookout is quite steep, but after that it is a gentle walk. The route will take about 3 - 3.5 hours total and you'll also pass Oxley Lookout, Del La Rue Lookout, and the Steavensons Falls Lookouts. Show more
#2 - Steavenson Falls Lower and Upper Lookouts
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 36 m
This is a short out and back that follows the Keppel Lookout Trail to the lower and upper viewing platforms of the impressive Steavenson Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Australia with a drop of 84 metres and surrounded by diverse native vegetation. To reach the falls you'll follow a short gravelled path, which is also floodlit between dusk and midnight. The lookout is also suitable for wheelchairs and strollers.Show more
#3 - Steavensons Falls via Tree Ferns, Michaeldene, Red Hill Loop
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 57 m
For an extended circuit around Marysville that starts at the scenic Steavensons Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Australia with a drop of 84 metres that is also surrounded by lush diverse native vegetation - this trail is for you!Show more
#4 - Mount Torbreck
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 54 m
This is a short, steep and rocky out and back trail to the summit of Mount Torbreck on Taungurung land. The trail is well marked with orange arrows on trees, making it easy to follow on teh ascent up the mountain but be careful with your footing and be prepared for some scrambling. It is highly recommended to not visit this trail alone, wear proper hiking boots and avoid tackling the descent in the dark. This peak in Alpine Ash country, is also subject to snow usually no deeper than the knee - snowshoeing generally isn't suited due to the rocky terrain. You'll find great views from the peak across the alpine ash ranges and Lake Eildon to the north. Mount Torbreck also has an interesting history, as it was the site of the RAAF Avro Anson plane crash on the 16th May 1940 and the ruins can still be seen.Show more