Cromie Street Walk - Rupanyup (Main Street)

1-19 Wimmera Highway, Rupanyup VIC 3388, Australia

Cromie Street Walk - Rupanyup (Main Street)

1-19 Wimmera Highway, Rupanyup VIC 3388, Australia
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27 m
1.85 km
Easy
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Summary

The Cromie Street walk is undertaken along the footpaths that are on either side of the Main Street of Rupanyup & can be extended by taking an extra footpath walk that runs down the middle of the walk

Cromie Street Walk - Rupanyup (Main Street)

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Description

The Cromie Street walk is undertaken along the footpaths that are on either side of the Main Street of Rupanyup & can be extended by taking an extra footpath walk that runs down the middle of the walk. This walk is flat and easy and covers a mixture of well formed gravel footpaths as well as concrete. The walk along the middle of the main street is concrete all the way.

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Points of Interest

1. Rupanyup Post Office

An old Post Office building where you can park and assemble and is a good place to start your walk

2. Boydys Take Away

Excellent place for a meal or some well earned cold drinks before or after your walk. Plenty of parking in front of the shop or in the space under cover of trees in the middle of the main street

3. Rupanyup Public Toilet block

Brick constructed toilet facilities that are well serviced by council and clean..

4. Rupanyup Supermarket

If you camp or stay at the local Lions run community park at the billabong you may need supplies, the Rupanyup Supermarket has some of the essentials you may need.

5. Rupanyup Memoral Hall (former picture theatre)

The Rupanyup Memorial Hall was built in 1920 and is used for all sorts of social functions including a local emergency centre during the floods of 2010/11 and was originally a country cinema.

6. Rupanyup Commercial Hotel

A welcome place for some on a walk in summer is the Rupanyup Commercial Hotel and their drinks are ice cold. Sadly, the Rupanyup Café next door has been closed for some time.

7. Picnic spot (under cover)

There is a picnic pot under cover with good seating in the middle parking section of the street. This seating is easily found almost opposite the front of the Hotel

8. New Rupanyup Police Station

We have a new Police Station in the town however, it is a country one man station that is often unmanned.

9. Custs Store

Custs Store is a replica of a traditional general store & is located in the middle area between the Rupanyup Supermarket & The Rupanyup Hardware. It was named after one of the first shops erected.

10. The old Dunmunkle Shire Council Building and now Yarriambiack Shire Office

This is the original building of the Shire Offices when Rupanyup was the Dunmunkle Shire, the local communities merged to being the southern end of the Yarriambiack Shire Council in the 1990s,

11. Stone Memorial in Shire offices Driveway

There is a stone memorial with a few plaques explaining the councils history, it is to the left of the front of the building in the driveway.

12. The Rupanyup RSL Hall

A very tidy Country RSL Hall that also has a Restored 25 Pounder Military Gun in the front yard, this is worth a look and has a memorial plaque to explain the history of the gun.

13. Memorial 25 Pounder Gun at the RSL Hall

There is a 25 Pounder Gun in the front yard of the RSL that has this plaque to describe the restoration.

14. Watch out for semi trailer grain trucks when crossing this highway

This walk crosses a busy highway that has two separate lanes divided by a centre median area and can make visibility an issue.

15. Plenty of Parking Spots

There is plenty of parking around the town and ample spaces in front of the Post Office

16. Watch out for semi trailer grain trucks when crossing this highway

This walk crosses a busy highway that has two separate lanes divided by a centre median area and can make visibility an issue. There has been fatalities in the main street before so please take care.

17. St. Philips Anglican Church

Address: 74 Cromie Street, Rupanyup, Vic. 3388. Built 1912.

18. Watch out for semi trailer grain trucks when crossing this highway

This walk crosses a busy highway that has two separate lanes divided by a centre median area and can make visibility an issue.

19. Rupanyup Nursing Home and Doctors Surgery

The Rupanyup Nursing Home and Doctors Surgery provides a range of health services for the township and wider Yarriambiack Shire communities.

Features

Historical Interest Historical Interest
General General
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
Drinking Water Available Drinking Water Available
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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