To enjoy the best scenic views within a natural and relaxing setting, visit the Toolangi State Forest. Yarra Valley’s parklands and forests are the perfect destinations to visit at any time of the year.
Come in Summer and take a walk across the shady park settings and enjoy picnicking across the lakes. In the Spring, watch as the thousands of wildflower and exotic plants blossom all across the magnificent parklands of the Yarra Valley.
Toolangi State Forest Camping & 4wd Tracks Map
The most popular activity within the forest is the many walking trails which cater to all ages and fitness levels. Visitors should always check weather conditions before leaving, as some trails have been known to become waterlogged during wet weather.
Wirrawilla Walk: This is a flat 500-metre walk with an easy grade that only takes around 30 minutes to complete. It is clearly signposted and suitable for wheelchairs.
Tanglefoot Loop: This is a 10km walk (return) which will take approximately 4 hours to complete. This is a formed track with short, steep hills and suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Myrtle Gully Circuit This walk is designed as a full day walk and is 9km return. There are some short steep hills and some stairs and can be done as a single loop or can join up with Tanglefoot Loop for a longer 17km walk.
Kalatha Giant Tree Walk: This is a short walk to the spectacular Kalatha Giant, a 400-year-old Mountain Ash Tree. The walk is short at only 500 metres and will only take around 30 minutes to complete.
Toolangi State Forest is also a popular destination for four-wheel drive enthusiasts. There are many tracks suitable for four-wheel drives and the hinterland provides challenging but enjoyable driving.
Camping is available at the Murrindindi Scenic Reserve which is located at the northern end of the Toolangi State
Forest. All campsites have at least a pit toilet and many campsites have fireplaces and picnic tables. Please note that dogs are only permitted inside state forest if they are under your control at all times (leashed). The campsites cost approximately $7 per car per night.