Merri Creek: Newland Rd to St Basil’s Homes, North Coburg

A walk from the Eltham Environs Walking Group.

Walk Description

From the Eltham Environs Walking Group, walk 45E

Commences from the car park off Newlands Rd 150m North of the intersection of Murray and Newlands Rds. The car park is on the western side of Newlands Rd. To reach this, use either Plenty Rd and Murray Rd, or alternately the Edgar Rd exit of the Western Ring Rd, then Mahoneys, Hughes, Massey, Edwards and Newlands Rds (for the latter, use Melways maps 8 and 18) The walk: follow the footpath on the eastern side of Lake Reserve until the first footbridge adjacent to the toilet block is reached. Cross Merri Creek via the footbridge, then follow the trail under the Carr St bridge. Walk past Parker Reserve, then on to St Basil’s Homes near Sahara St. When passing the homes, follow the path veering to the right as it does a loop to start the return walk via the same route.k or lunch.

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