The La Gerche Trail

John La Gerche (1845-1914)

John La Gerche (1845-1914)

1. Background to La Gerche and Trail
2. Creswick Forest and La Gerche’s role
3. La Gerche as forester – nurseryman
4. La Gerche’s achievements
5. La Gerche – burial and obituary
6. Map of Sawpit Gully & La Gerche Trail
7. La Gerche Walking Track. Landcare Vic 1999
8. Creswick – A forester’s forest. Parks Vic 1999
9. List of plants labeled on the Trail
10. Interpretive signs on La Gerche Trail
11. La Gerche Trail signage project – 2014-16
12. Plants along the La Gerche Trail

Some links to other sources

Link to map of Creswick Regional Park showing access to La Gerche Trail
Link to Heritage Story: Creswick – a Forester’s Forest
Link to Heritage Story: Creswick Regional Park and Surrounds
Link to Heritage Victoria: Sawpit Gully Nursery and Plantation

Sketch Map of La gerche Trail

The La Gerche Walking Trail is 2.2 km long with steeper parts in the south. A slightly shorter, easier route may be taken by following Sawpit Road.
The Trail is 2.2 km long. An easier shortcut can be taken by using Sawpit Road

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