Candlebark Nature Trail (Lake Eildon National Park)

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Candlebark Nature Trail (Lake Eildon National Park)

Follow this easy 2km Grade 3 circuit walk through candlebark forest and learn about Lake Eildon’s history and ecology. Spot kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas and the remnants of a once thriving gold mining industry. Allow one hour.

Visitor Tips: Take care when crossing the road from the carpark and ensure your vehicle is locked and valuables are left out of sight.

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Candlebark Nature Trail (Lake Eildon National Park)

Need to know

Candlebark Nature Trail (Lake Eildon National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No bicycles
  • No horses

Warnings

  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Vehicles

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Seasonal road closures 2021

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

Blue Green Algae Alert Current for Lake Eildon

A blue green algae warning issued by Goulburn Murray Water for Lake Eildon dated Friday 17 July 2020 remains in place due to widespread and consistently present scums of Gomphosphaeria & Dolichospermum Straight (large). Contact with affected water may cause harm to humans and animals. For your safety, we recommend:
 
  • No swimming
  • No drinking water (unless it is signed as “potable”)
  • No water sports
  • No dogs in water (in areas where dogs are allowed e.g. Jerusalem Creek Camping Area)
 
For additional relevant information, please refer to the Goulburn Murray Water webpage accessed via the following link: https://www.g-mwater.com.au/news/bga

Attachments: 20190221_BLUE_GREEN_ALGAE_FAQ_A2730686 (90KB)

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