Location: Yarra State Forest
Distance: 3.2km return
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Grade: Level 2 – No experience required. The track is hardened gravel or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and some steps.
Start and finish: Ada Tree picnic area on Ada River Road.
Walk through myrtle beech rainforest to the Ada Tree, a giant mountain ash that’s one of Victoria’s largest trees. It is also one of the largest known flowering trees in the world. Estimated to be at least 300 years old, it is about 76 metres tall with a circumference of 15 metres.
From the picnic area follow Island Creek to the Ada Tree, and return along the same route.