City’s natural jewel shines as lockdown restrictions ease

Warby Range walks a great way to get out and about according to avid participants
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NATURAL TREASURES: The Pine Gully walk is among the tracks in the Warby Range which locals have enjoyed discovering or becoming re-acquainted with in recent weeks.

EASING of COVID-19 restrictions and some magnificent autumn weather have encouraged locals to rediscover walking tracks around the Warby-Ovens National Park – or even traverse them for the first time.

Warby Range Bushwalkers Club member Chris McLaughlin said he had noticed an increase in visitation in recent weeks, as residents enjoyed the chance to get out while still staying fairly close to home.

“We were up at Mt Glenrowan a couple of weeks back, and counted 18 people; I’ve never seen that number of people there at once,” Mr McLaughlin said.

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