Valley Lake discovery, Keilor East

Rachelle Road, Keilor East

Valley Lake discovery, Keilor East

Rachelle Road, Keilor East

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32 m
2.16 km
Easy

A flat stroll along Steele Creek leads to Valley Lake, and an option to climb the steps to the stunning lookout.

Valley Lake discovery, Keilor East

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Summary

A flat stroll along Steele Creek leads to Valley Lake, and an option to climb the steps to the stunning lookout.

Description

A pram friendly easy walk along the Steele Creek opens up to the unique Valley Lake development.

Once the Niddrie Quarry producing basalt for Melbourne's roads, it is now the central focus of a new community!

Grassy areas with tables and chairs near the water provide a good spot for a break.
History of the Niddrie Quarry

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Points of Interest

1. Granite Way path

Take the path to the left. The path to the right leads up to/down from Granite Way and connects to the cliff top walk. This is closed due to works as of Oct 2020.

2. Turn right here

Follow the Steele Creek Trail towards Valley Lake

3. Wide paths and flowers

And a good spot for dog walking...

4. 'The Watcher' sculpture in Valley Lake

The impact of this view is incredible as you approach, it seems such an unlikely thing to stumble across...

5. The Watcher (alternate angle)

Public art piece, The Watcher!

6. Spoonville with water views

A popular spoonville site for local families.

7. Picnic spots by the water

There are BBQ, a drinking water fountain, tables and shade here

8. Bus stop for public transport access

Leaves from the Moonee Ponds Interchange

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9. The Valley Lake lookout

Sits high above the lake on one side of the quarry and is accessible from steps on Steele Creek Drive. Not suitable for pram walkers due to large number of steps.

10. Another view

This housing development certainly come as a surprise!

11. Steele Creek bridge

To continue South along the creek towards Rosehill Road, cross the creek here.


Features

Public Transport Public Transport
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Drinking Water available Drinking Water available
Seating Available Seating Available
Pram friendly Pram friendly
Historical Interest Historical Interest
Nature trail Nature trail
Lake, creek, river Lake, creek, river
Park / Garden Park / Garden