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Hiking Sherbrooke Falls Trail

Sherbrooke Falls Trail, Dandenong Ranges National Park

Wander through a cool forest past clear creeks, cascades and tree fern gullies. Picnic to the sound of lyrebirds, kookaburras, bellbirds, whipbirds and rosellas, take a ride on Puffing Billy or visit a local berry farm.

Length: 1.2 kilometres
Walk: 30 minutes one way
Track: Good
Grade: Flat
Start: Sherbrooke Picnic Ground, Sherbrooke Rd
Finish: Sherbrooke Falls
Nearby: Olinda
Permits/bookings: None required.

This gentle walk to Sherbrooke Falls is a good introduction to the Dandenong Ranges, a favourite escape for Melbourne walkers and picnickers. The track begins near the main entrance on Sherbrooke Road and winds past rough and smooth tree ferns. Along the way you’ll see the region’s finest sassafras and mountain ash, some of them up to 200 years old.