Lake Benalla Walking Track 

Town Walks
4.2 km
45 minutes
Grade 1: No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.
Grade 2: No bushwalking experience required. The track is hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km.
Grade 3: Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Grade 4: Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.
Grade 5: Very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. Walks may be more than 20km.

The Lake Loop is the perfect introduction to Benalla’s serenity and sophistication.

Whether you live here, are visiting or just want to stretch your legs as you pass through, enjoy the unique sights and sounds of the environment around the Benalla Lake Loop.

The track will take you past many points of interest and the Visitor Information Centre in Mair Street can provide you with more information on some of the heritage and historic features you will see along the way.  

And of course, there are plenty of cafés and bakeries close to the Lake Loop. So do stop and enjoy some of our local fare.

Walking route options

Easy gradients and groomed paths make the Lake Loop suitable for all abilities. 

The full loop

4.25km, 45 - 90 minute duration (walking)

Scenic short loop

1.85km - Commencing at the Ceramic Mural, continue along towards the Indigenous Community Garden and the Art Gallery, returning to the Mural via the Lake Benalla Bridge.

Bushland short loop

2.4km - Commencing at the Benalla Ceramic Mural proceed under the Benalla Monash Bridge and continue along via Jaycee Island and return to the Benalla Ceramic Mural by crossing the Benalla Monash Bridge.


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