Old Mill Site Boolarra

The Old Mill Site

The Old Mill Site in Boolarra, Gippsland, Victoria is in a corner of state forest close to town. Since the devastating 2009 bushfires, when the area was burnt, Boolarra South Landcare Group has been at work developing the site. There are more than 5kms of wheelchair friendly walking tracks for everyone to enjoy.

 

The forest is home to common wildlife: koalas, wallabies, bush rats, echidnas, possums and wombats and over 30 different species of birds. There are rare orchids, fern gullies and beautiful bush. A bird hide/ bridge shelter has been built on Two Mick’s Track and is a pleasant place to sit. A heritage area is currently being constructed on Pike’s Track around the original steam boiler and other artefacts from the Old Mill will be located here.

 

Maps are available at entrances in Foster Road, Young Street and Bastin Street; tracks are well sign posted and there are seats along the way.

The car park is off Foster Road and adjacent to this is a grassy picnic area with a gazebo and composting toilet. An extensive arboretum has been planted here and wetlands are being developed.

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