Standing Giant Return

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Mount Worth State Park located in the Gippsland area of Victoria has a great selection of trails that can be linked together in multiple ways to create different lengths from a short 1km stroll to a lengthy 10km+ hike. This hike will take you to the Giant Mountain Ash and back to the car park for a short 1.25km stroll.

 
This is a Grade 2 walk. Total distance of the track is 1.25km. Gentle hills. Formed track. Generally a modified or hardened surface. Width: 900mm or more. Well maintained with minimal intrusions. Clearly sign posted. Track head signage & route markers at intersections. Suitable for most ages and fitness levels.

Trail Head Options:

  • Drive to the start location in Allambee at Moonlight Creek Picnic Area.

Trail Features:

  • Mount Worth State Park
  • Giant Mountain Ash

Trail Statistics:

  • Starting Point: Moonlight Creek Picnic Area, Mount Worth State Park, Allambee.
  • Hiking Trail Difficulty: Grade 2
  • Distance: 1.25km
  • Trail Type: Return Hike
  • Elevation Gain: 28m
  • Elevation Loss: 28m
  • Minimum Elevation: 315m
  • Maximum Elevation: 345m
  • Time to Complete: 30 minutes
  • Ending Point: Moonlight Creek Picnic Area, Mount Worth State Park, Allambee.

Trail End Options:

Detailed Hiking Trail Guide:

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This hiking trail starts at Moonlight Creek picnic area in Mount Worth State Park near Allambee. Your only option is to get there by car as it is quite remote. The drive leading up to the area is quite scenic with rolling green hills.

Moonlight Creek Picnic Area - Mount Worth

Moonlight Creek Picnic Area Car Park at Mount Worth State Park

Mount Worth State Park hiking trails

Once you enter the car park, the trail head is located on the left hand side. Look for this sign.

Follow the hiking trail located to the right of this sign.

Mount Worth State Park

Even after Summer, this trail is very lush and green.

Follow the trail to the right at this fork to head towards Giants Circuit.

Clark Creek

Take the hiking trail to the right again here to head towards Giants Circuit.

Take the right trail towards Giants Circuit.

Mount Worth State Park

Mount Worth State Park

Lovely pathways through fern forests.

Standing Giant - Mount Worth State Park

The small inset to the left is the lookout up to the Giant Mountain Ash tree here. Once you’ve had a look at the tree, turn around and head back to the car park.

Standing Giant - Mount Worth State Park

Standing Giant Mountain Ash

Head back the way you came.

Turn left here.

And left again here.

Final stretch to the car park.

Welcome back to the car park. Try out one of the many other short hiking trails located here, or join them all up to make a big loop!

 

Last modified: April 20, 2018