Mt Dandenong boasts a number of scenic walking trails amid the beautiful mountainous landscape and the adjacent deciduous forest. Each of the Mt Dandenong walks are unique and offers you an exceptional experience with the opportunity to enjoy and see the most scenic views of the surrounding area.
The popular 1000 steps is perhaps the favourite and most challenging walks in the area. With a long pathway across the steep stony landscape and surrounded by dense forested the this Kokoda Memorial walking trail is truly a must-do activity for enthusiastic hikers.
Mt Dandenong Walking Tracks & Hiking Map, Dandenong Ranges
Hardy Gully Nature Walk is also a renowned, yet low difficulty walk that leads to the Grants Picnic Ground Mountain. This is truly an impressive walking track that takes you back to ancient origins, while introducing you to the cool temperate of the rainforest.
The Stables Track Loop trail is medium difficulty, and runs along the Doongalla Homestead Picnic Ground and its mountain.
The walking trails near Sherbrooke are also quite impressive. You will find low to medium difficulty trails at these points, with the low difficulty trail only being 2.4kms and finishes at Sherbrooke Mountain.
Most of the Mt Dandenong walks are located near scenic park and camp grounds; so visitors coming here can also plan for a bit camping, picnicking and sightseeing. Check out the maps located in the parklands which will direct you to many of the interesting walks in the area.