Christmas Hills & Smiths Gully reserves

A hilly walk of good variety, gold mining history, interesting terrain and no leeches that will take in parts of the Warrandyte - Kinglake Nature Conservation Reserve and Happy Valley as well as Rifle Range, Smiths Gully and One Tree Hill Reserves. There are 2 shortish, steepish off-track climbs and 2 descents through light bush so trekking pole(s) are recommended. Meet at Stiggants Reserve Car Park, Stiggant Street, Warrandyte at 8.45 am for a 9.00 am car pool departure convoy (Melways 23 C12). Cars : small car park on Clintons Rd at intersection with Eltham-Yarra Glen Rd, Christmas Hills (Melways A11). Online bookings preferred.