Cape Lookout State Park: North Trail 7.6km

The North Trail in Cape Lookout State Park, OR, follows the coastline north from Cape Lookout trailhead. Today’s second hike for The One and Only Son and myself this Saturday after Cape Trail, post here. Within easy drive from Tillamook.

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Tillamook State Forest: Elk Mountain Loop via Elk Creek Trail 13km

Elk Mountain is in Tillamook State Forest, east of Tillamook in the US state of Oregon. Great name. Up there with names containing “bear”… Today, The One and Only Son and I hiked up this “most difficult” trail (wording on

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Bear Valley circuit 22.6km

Bear Valley’s trails are located within the Point Reyes National Seashore area, up the coast from Marin Headlands north of San Francisco. Nowhere near as crowded as further south, and close to where we stayed in San Anselmo, which is

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Frankston to Carrum via Seaford Wetlands 14km

This hike from Frankston to Carrum was not planned. In fact, walking an old favorite from Frankston to Mordialloc was my thinking (earlier post here). When the train and I arrived at Frankston, I realised that I had never explored

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Dandenong Ranges: John’s Hill 13km

This hike taking in John’s Hill is in Dandenong Ranges but outside the national park. It also incorporates built up areas and local roads. Albeit with some lovely houses and gardens, particularly now during autumn. Alongside some eyecatching rural scenery.

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Cathedral Range State Park: North loop 13.2km

Sunday and hiking Cathedral Range State Park’s north loop was on the agenda. On YHA Bushwalking Club’s agenda and thus mine too. Yesterday south (post here), today north. The Cathedral Range is part of the Great Dividing Range. Formed from

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Cathedral Range State Park: South loop 11.5km

I’m joining YHA Bushwalking Club for a weekend in Cathedral Range State Park, hiking its south loop on Saturday. North loop is Sunday (post here). We met up at Cook Mills camping area inside the park at 10.30am, a somewhat late start.

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Lake Daylesford circuit 2.7km

OK, strolling around Lake Daylesford 2.7 kilometers for some 45 minutes doesn’t quite constitute hiking. But since the early morning stroll book-ended my 3 days/2 nights in Daylesford, I include it anyway. Regardless, it is my blog and I have

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Daylesford: Hepburn Regional Park circuit 22km

On my second day in Daylesford, I’m hiking mostly Hepburn Regional Park with YHA Bushwalking Club. Late start at 11am offered a lazy morning beforehand. Meeting place was outside Rubens Restaurant in Hepburn Springs, a full 4 minutes drive from

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