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The Edwardes Lake via Merri and Darebin Cks Ride.

Full Ride   


Starting at TRAC/Thomastown Library car park in Main St Thomastown we head South down Edgars Ck to the Ring Road/M80 path and head East (Right) to the Merri Ck path.
We head South to the Broadhurst Ave bridge to cross the Merri Ck and follow Broadhurst Ave until it reaches Edgars Ck. Turning Right (South) to follow Edgars Ck to Edwardes Lake.
After leaving the lake we head East on Edwardes St to the Reservoir train station where we cross the railway tracks to Broadway for cafe options.
After our coffee stop we continue down Broadway and turn LEFT into Fordham Rd and follow this past T W Andrews Reserve and turn RIGHT at the roundabout on Strathmerton St and then LEFT onto the the path in the Strathmerton St Reserve. Follow this over Dunne St and then connect with the Darebin Ck path.
Follow the path (via Rathcown St for the missing link) to the Ring Road/M80 path where we turn Left (West) to head back to Edgars Ck and the start point.


Full Ride Map

Ride Map 
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Shorter Ride

For shorter ride options people can catch the train at Reservoir back to Thomastown either before or after coffee.

Alternatively people can head back via the Cheddar Rd path.



Edwardes Lake via Merri and Darebin Cks

Full Length: 25 Km
Short Length: 15 Km
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation: Flat
Path Types: Shared User Path (Concrete/Asphalt)
Arterial Roads
On-Road(No Bike Lane) ≤ 60 km/h
On-Road(w/ Bike Lane) ≤ 60 km/h
Trails: Darebin Creek
Edgars Creek
Merri Creek
Western Ring Road






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